Lookout Mountain Incline Railway Celebrates 125th Birthday

Friday, November 6, 2020

The Lookout Mountain Incline Railway will celebrate "125 Amazing Years" from Nov, 14-16.

The birthday celebration event will include discounted admission of $10 per adult and $5 per child for a roundtrip ride during the extended weekend birthday party. From 6-9 p.m. each day, guests can visit with Santa at the top station and enjoy the beautiful views of the valley at night. A signature Clumpie’s dessert and unique birthday merchandise round out the festivities.

The first 125 guests on Monday, Nov. 16 (the actual birthday date) will receive a souvenir pen marking the occasion.
 
“We are still at limited capacity as we observe our COVID-19 protocol for our operations, but wanted to thank the millions of visitors who have ridden the Incline over the years with a birthday celebration,” said Lisa Maragnano, executive director of CARTA. "Tickets can be purchased on our website and we encourage families to come out and visit with us during this special weekend celebrating John Crass’s vision from 1895 as he opened the Incline for the first time.” 

The Incline Railway is one of Chattanoogas most visited attractions and hosts hundreds of thousands of customers from around the world each year. The Incline Railway is owned/operated by CARTA, the Chattanooga Area Regional Transportation Authority. Birthday event details can be viewed online.


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