Lookout Mountain Incline Railway

3917 St. Elmo Ave.
Chattanooga, TN 37409- Map It
(423) 821-4224

AAA Editor Notes

Lookout Mountain Incline Railway starts from 3917 St. Elmo Ave., about 3 mi. s. near SR 58S. One of the steepest railways in the world, its gradient reaches 72.7 percent. Views of the surrounding mountains and valleys can be enjoyed along the way. An observation deck at Lookout Mountain Station, the highest overlook on the mountain, also is offered. A display depicts the history of the railway and other Lookout Mountain points of interest. Food is available. Time: Allow 1 hour minimum.
Round-trip fare $15; $7.50 (ages 65+ and persons with disability, Dec.-Feb.); $7 (ages 3-12). Combination ticket with Rock City Gardens and Ruby Falls $49.90; $26.90 (ages 3-12). Parking: fee (meters at upper station, pay box at lower station).
Hours: Daily 8:30-8, Memorial Day weekend-Labor Day; 9-6, Mar. 1-day before Memorial Day weekend and day after Labor Day-Oct. 31; 10-6, rest of year. Last round-trip departure is 1 hour before closing. Closed Thanksgiving and Christmas. Phone ahead to confirm schedule.