Each year, thousands of tourists flock to Lookout Mountain to explore its underground waterfalls, seven-state views and battlefield monuments – not to mention its abundance of outdoor sport adventures. Yet most people never discover one of Lookout’s best kept secrets: its community.

We figured it was time to let the cat out of the bag.

As the brainchild of a few passionate residents, this website represents a collaborative effort between the Georgia and Tennessee Town Councils and business community. Its purpose is to highlight the people and places that make this multi-state municipality one of Chattanooga’s most appealing areas.

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From the Cherokees to the Civil War, Lookout Mountain’s unique geography and rock formations have captivated imaginations for centuries. Volumes have been written on its history. Below are a few links and resources to learn more about this unique area.

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