There is a $190 nonrefundable application fee for permits. Permits are handled through the Chief Ranger's Office with final approval by the Superintendent. The permit holder must have written agreement with them during their activity.Permits will NOT be issued for weddings (or like functions) or for memorials (i.e. spreading of ashes); these activities are in direct violation of our enabling legislation thus are not permitted.
For additional information, contact the Superintendent at 770-427-4686 ext. 228 or via email.
Per 36CFR 2.35(a)(3)(f)(C):
For organized running groups, such as school track and cross country teams, You will need to have approval before you are permitted to engage in organized activities at the Battlefield. Fill out the Special Use Permit Application for Running Groups and submit it for approval to the Chief Ranger.
Did You Know?
Today Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield preserves the locations of and commemorates the major events associated with the Battle of Kennesaw Mountain. It is the only National Park Service property that commemorates the Atlanta Campaign.