Trace a major piece of Civil War history at Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park in Kennesaw, Georgia. The national park preserves a significant battlefield of the Atlanta Campaign that waged between June 19, 1864 and July 2, 1854, killing 5,350 soldiers. Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park features a Visitor Center and museum, hiking trails, battlefield relics, and living history demonstrations.
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Kennesaw Mountain Hiking -
While Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park offers an interesting look at history, the park also offers great opportunities for outdoor lovers. The park features 18 miles of interpretive hiking trails, scenic outlooks, wildlife, and picnic areas. Visitors can drive to the top of Kennesaw Mountain during the week, or enjoy a shuttle ride to the summit on weekends. The road to the summit of Kennesaw Mountain is closed to traffic on weekends.
Kennesaw Mountain Visitor Center -
The Visitor Center at Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield is the perfect starting point for an overview of the Atlanta Campaign. Interpretive signs, photographs and relics from the battlefield are on display here. An 18-minute video offers further explanation of the Atlanta Campaign and the battlefield at Kennesaw Mountain. Afterward, embark on a self-guided cell phone tour of the park.
Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park -
Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park is open for day use only. The park and facilities are open daily, excluding Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year's Day. The Visitor Center is open from 8:30am to 5pm; the main battlefield, Cheatham Hill Battlefield, is open from 8am to 7:30pm.