• Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park

    Kennesaw Mountain

    National Battlefield Park Georgia

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  • Parking Lots and Mountain Road Closing Early

    On April 15, 16, and 17, 2014, the Visitor Center parking lot is closing at 5:30 and the mountain road is closing at 4 pm. Visitors are encouraged to use the overflow parking lot and the mountain trail to access the top of the mountain.

Operating Hours & Seasons

We are a day use only park, open from dawn to dusk. Please refer to the hours posted on our gated lots before parking.

Any vehicles left at the park after the posted closing time are subject to being ticketed and towed at the owner's expense. If your car is disabled and you must leave it over night, please leave a note on the dashboard of on the windshield so your vehicle will not be removed. Keep in mind, neither Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield nor the federal government are responsible for any damage that may be incurred to your vehicle or its contents while visiting the Battlefield.


Visitor Center building
9:00AM - 5:00PM, Daily
Visitor Center lot and Battlefield grounds
7:30AM - 8:00PM, Daily
Kennesaw Mountain Road
8:30AM - 7:30PM, Monday - Friday
*Excluding major holidays and weather permitting
Cheatham Hill Battlefield grounds
8:00AM - 7:30PM, Daily


Visitor Center building
9:00AM - 5:00PM, Daily
Visitor Center lot and Battlefield grounds
7:30AM - 6:00PM, Daily
Kennesaw Mountain Road
8:30AM - 5:30PM, Monday - Friday
*Excluding major holidays and weather permitting
Cheatham Hill Battlefield grounds
8:00AM - 5:30PM, Daily

 
All facilities are closed on Thanksgiving, Christmas Day, and New Year's Day.

Did You Know?

The trail that leads to the earthworks at Cheatham Hill.  The heaviest fighting at Kennesaw Mountain.

During the War Between the States, it is estimated that less than 20% of the battle casualties were caused by artillery. During the 2-week battle at Kennesaw Mountain, there were almost constant artillery duels. Little damage was actually done, except at close range with a canister.