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Lookout Mountain from Top to Bottom

100 miles long and 25 hundred feet high, Lookout Mountain spans three states as it stretches from Gadsden, Alabama to Chattanooga, Tennessee. Upon it's length one will find waterfalls, canyons, scenic vistas, unique towns, state and national parks and preserves and many more natural wonders.

We'll start in Chattanooga at the northern tip of Lookout Mountain. Underground, Ruby Falls plummets into a crystal clear pool. Above Ruby Falls lies Point Park and the Lookout Mountain Battlefield, part of the Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park. Just south from Point Park, and just inside the Georgia state line, is Rock City Gardens famous for its barn-top signs declaring, "See Rock City".

South of the Chattanooga area is Cloudland Canyon State Park, one of Georgia's most scenic parks, offering rugged geology and beautiful vistas. Nearby is the Lookout Mountain Flight Park offering hang-gliding lessons and flights. And just south of there is the Crockford-Pigeon Mountain Wildlife Management Area, one of the most diversely utilized WMA in Georgia offering caving, rock-climbing, horseback-riding, camping, hiking, biking, wildlife viewing, not to mention hunting and fishing. Also, within its boundaries is the Shirley Miller Wildflower Trail, an 800-foot boardwalk meandering through a patch of uncommon wildflowers.

Lookout Mountain continues another 60 miles into Alabama. Here lies Little River Canyon National Preserve and the Desoto State Park. Lookout Mountain finally comes to an end at the Noccalula Falls in Gadsden, Alabama.

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