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The Lookout Mountain Incline Railway

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Address: 827 E Brow Rd, Chattanooga, TN 37350-1009
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Known as “America’s Most Amazing Mile,” The Incline’s trolley-style cars...

Known as “America’s Most Amazing Mile,” The Incline’s trolley-style cars climb through the natural beauty surrounding historic Lookout Mountain at a breathtaking 72.7% grade – straight up! Sit back, relax and enjoy the scenic views of the mountains and valleys from the observation windows on the train as well as the panoramic views from the observation tower at The Incline’s top station. And while you’re up top, be sure to visit the many points of Civil War interest, the Battles for Chattanooga Electric Map & Museum and Point Park, part of the Chickamauga -Chattanooga National Military Park system, just a few short blocks from the Incline top station.Then, after you descend back down to the Incline bottom station, explore historic St. Elmo, where a wonderful collection of unique shopping and dining experiences await you.

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This is an easy way up the mountain. Great views and explanation of the railroad and how it came to be and what it's used for besides tourism. Definitely worth the trip up

Reviewed 1 week ago
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West Jefferson, North Carolina
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is so fun ! I have been twice . Both times were really fun. It's like no other experience ! I love it !

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Not sure exactly what this was but got tickets anyway! It was good, not really scary, pretty views! Nice workers. Probably not go back. Glad I went once, that was enough.

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Hendersonville, North Carolina
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fun experience for all ages. Gift shop and snack shop at top. Great views of Chattanooga. Tour battle field at your own pace.

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Thank Sherri R
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is an easy way up the mountain. Great views and explanation of the railroad and how it came to be and what it's used for besides tourism. Definitely worth the trip up

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I took my granddaughter who is 7 and she enjoyed the ride but was completely uninterested in Point Park once we got to the top. I think this better suited to older kids and adults. It is a must see if you're a history buff!

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Hilliard, Ohio
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We lucked out and accidentally started from the top. If you decide to do it, park at the Point Park lot for free, rather than pay the $2 at the St Elmo end. It is not air conditioned, and can get crowded. The observation deck views are cool

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Ottawa, Ontario
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We took the incline train on a clear day for the first ride up of the day. They open at 10:00 a.m. Trip up was interesting. There are some information boards at the base that are worth reading before you take the incline. Take the time to walk around at the top. There are some beautiful homes. We also went... More 

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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is the world's steepest incline railway. It is about a mile long but at the top the incline is about 73 degrees ! Tremendous views on the way up & at the top. At the top there is a pleasant park around lookout mountain

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Missouri
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I must say going straight up the mountain made me a little nervous. The view through the glass roof was neat looking at the city down below. It was a neat little ride.

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Sevierville, Tennessee
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very fun, yet relaxing ride to the top of Lookout mountain! Nice gift store and observation deck as well. The mechanical room was pretty neat too! While we were there we walked the 3 blocks down to Point Park and toured it as well. Highly recommend this attraction!

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