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.
The majority of the roads running through the Battlefield are county roads and do not close.
In designated areas, closing times are are posted for your convenience. Closing times change at the beginning and end of daylight savings time. Gated lots have posted times of closure for you to refer to and non gated areas are posted "closed from dusk to dawn".
The mountain road is open Monday through Friday excluding major holidays and weather permitting. It is closed on weekends and holidays but a shuttle bus is available for a mininal fee to take a ride to the top of the mountain.
Did You Know?
Kennesaw Mountain was a physical barrier standing between a large Federal force and an important Confederate railroad and manufacturing center. The battle played an important role in a complicated national drama of bitter military combat and politics.