If you're driving to camp, please review the following information to make sure you arrive quickly and safely.
Please do not use our physical address in your GPS system as it does not reliably bring up correct directions to camp. Please use the address
209 County Road 624 Mentone, AL
in your GPS device or you may use the directions below. You can also get directions to camp from Google Maps using the address above. If you have any questions, please feel free to call the camp.
Take I-24 W out of Chattanooga and pick up I-59 South toward Birmingham. Take the Valley Head, Alabama exit (exit 231) and turn left on AL 117. Follow 117 through Valley Head, over the railroad bridge and up Lookout Mountain. About ½ way up the mountain, take the first black top road that makes a hairpin turn to the right. At the crest of the mountain this road forks and you will bear right on CR 89. Follow 89 about five (5) miles until you see the Alpine sign where you will turn left on a black top road. You are still on 89. Stay straight on this road and it will become CR 165. Continue on 165 and take an immediate right on CR 624 as soon as you cross the river. Follow 624 0.3 of a mile and turn right on CR 619. This road will lead you to our front gate.
Follow I-59 N to the 1st Fort Payne exit (exit 218), and turn right on AL 35. Follow AL 35 through Fort Payne to the crest of Lookout Mountain and turn left on CR 89. Follow CR 89 through DeSoto State Park and about ½ mile past the park welcome center you will come to a T-intersection where you will turn right on CR 165. Follow this road across the river then take an immediate right on CR 624 and at the first fork bear right on CR 619. This will bring you in the Alpine gate.
About 2½ HOURS
Take I-75 N to the Adairsville Georgia exit (exit 306), turn left on GA 140 W. Drive west on 140 to the intersection at US 27 N. Turn right and follow US 27 to Summerville, GA. In Summerville turn left on GA 48 W and follow through Menlo up Lookout Mountain. At the state line GA 48 becomes AL 117. Follow 117 through the village of Mentone and turn left on CR 89, continue on 89 for about 8 miles until you see the Alpine sign where you will turn left still following 89. Stay straight on this road and 89 will become CR 165. Follow 165 and turn right on CR 624 as soon as you cross the river. Follow 624 0.3 of a mile and bear right on CR 619. This road will lead you to our front gate.