The Mountain Road Will Be Closed May 13th and 14th.
The mountain road will be closed May 13th and 14th. Various patchwork will be occurring throughout the park during the month of May. Closures will not be necessary but some parking areas may be limited at times.
Lane Closures on Old Highway 41 (Barrett Parkway Project Construction)
Barrett Parkway Project will require lane closures on Old 41 Highway, east of Ernest Barrett Parkway (the Kennesaw Mountain side). Lane closures will occur February 9 - June 18, 2013, with peak traffic hours (6-9 am and 4-7 pm, weekdays) not affected.
Contact Information Regarding Lane Closures
Area traffic is encouraged to use other routes to avoid major delays. Contact Cobb County Department of Transportation for more information at 528-1653 or visit http://dot.cobbcountyga.gov/project-updates.htm More »
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?
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.