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The Lookout Mountain Incline Railway

827 E Brow Rd, Chattanooga, TN 37350-1009
+1 423-821-4224
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Awesome experience!!

I don't know why anyone would rate this less than 5 stars! It was so cool! At one point the incline... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
via mobile
A Must Do Attraction

How can you not do the Incline Railway while in Chattanooga? Good for all ages. I recommend walking... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Rebecca P
Tampa, Florida
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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.
  • Excellent36%
  • Very good30%
  • Average24%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
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827 E Brow Rd, Chattanooga, TN 37350-1009
+1 423-821-4224

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I don't know why anyone would rate this less than 5 stars! It was so cool! At one point the incline looked like it was straight up! Our 14 year old loved it! Definitely a must in Chattanooga!

Thank Carenhughs123
Reviewed 5 days ago

How can you not do the Incline Railway while in Chattanooga? Good for all ages. I recommend walking a couple blocks to the civil war park at the top of the mountain, not amazing but definitely worth it while you're up there.

Thank Rebecca P
Reviewed 1 week ago

While its kind of a neat ride, I would not go again. It had long lines to get back on the ride and wasn't air conditioned.

Thank asmall2267
Reviewed 1 week ago

I've been on the cog railroad at Pikes Peak and this is a mini version of it. Great views but a short ride of only 10 minutes to the bottom. Ice cream shop there and gift shop back at the top. Nice distraction between work...More

Thank Y880BUpatrickb
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great for all ages (as long as you don't have a fear of heights). It's a ten minute ride in either direction and when you get to the top you can easily walk to Pointe Park and visit the Chicamauga National Park and Museum or...More

Thank Malafamof6
Reviewed 1 week ago

A nice little train ride up Lookout Mountain. I visited when I was a little kid and it has stayed with me. Visiting as an adult was still a good experience. The trip up/down is about 10 minutes each way. On the ride, u you...More

Thank Kat_Renee
Reviewed 1 week ago

My son loved this incline. The reason for 4 not 5 rating is the wait times are way to long on a weekend but not sure anything can be done about that.

Thank Carla S
Reviewed 1 week ago

I had not been to the Incline since I was a child. It was more incredible then I remember. The views are breathtaking! This is a must when visiting Chattanooga. Make sure to look around at the top of Lookout Mountain.

Thank AngieMomma95
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Incline starts running at 8:30 a.m. and that's when we were there. Go early in the morning to avoid lines and crowds. Our GPS directed us to the top of the incline instead of the bottom, which was fine. None of us in our...More

Thank Aiptasia
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Here's an attraction in Chattanooga you won't want to miss! The ride is a mile up Lookout Mountain, at 77° -- the steepest passenger train in the world. You'll hear about the history of the RR as well as the Civil War history on the...More

Thank Billbo B
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6 April 2017|
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Response from VASAFARI | Reviewed this property |
We parked up at the top near Point Park, took the Incline down & had lunch (Purple Daisy fabulous!), then took it back up again. Parking at top was easy & the meters were free when we were there a few weeks ago. But you can... More
5 April 2017|
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Response from Beth_McD05 | Reviewed this property |
Both the Incline Railway and Rock City are on Lookout Mountain, but they are in two different locations on the mountain and are about a 15 minute drive away from one another. The Incline Railway is on the TN side of... More
Linda K
6 March 2017|
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Response from MPJ525 | Reviewed this property |
The incline railroad only takes 15 minutes each way.