Area Info is located a top of Lookout Mountain in Northeast Alabama near DeSoto State Park and the city of Mentone.

Vacationers will relax in an atmosphere of quiet, charm, and magnificent outdoor majesty as each season comes with its own splendor and beauty.

Tour the countryside with its majestic vistas, water falls, and canyons. Wander the wild azalea trails, swim in the pool, or play tennis at DeSoto State Park or hike the trails of Little River Canyon.

Climb or rappel the bluffs, hang glide, swim, fish, tube, horseback ride, golf, snow ski at Alabama's only ski resort (Cloudmont), kayak a world-class river, visit Chickamauga National Battlefield, or just sit back and enjoy the clear-clean, fresh air. You can even shop at the many stores just a few minutes away.

Within its reaches are the Mentone Wedding Chapel, The Crow's Nest Antiques, DeSoto Falls, DeSoto State Park, Cloudmont Ski Resort and Golf Course, Shady Grove Dude Ranch, Little River Canyon National Preserve, Sequoyah Caverns, Weiss Lake, Chickamauga National Battlefield, Dekalb County Historical Markers (Fort Payne), and Alabama Fan Club and Museum (Fort Payne).

Mentone (singing waters) is in the heart of Cherokee and Confederate history. Developed as "a resort and summer home" around the turn of the century, Mentone is "one of the best kept secrets in the southeast" and boasts being the camping capital of the world with eleven summer camps. Mentone is ideally situated on the west brow of the Southern Range of the Appalachians' narrow strip of plateau known since the 1800's as Lookout Mountain. The tourist destination called Mentone over looks the sweeping scenic valleys of DeKalb County.

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