• Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park

    Kennesaw Mountain

    National Battlefield Park Georgia

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  • Increased Traffic Expected June 26, 2014 through June 29, 2014

    Local residents and commuters should expect increased traffic around Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park in relation to the 150th Anniversary programming in the park. More »

  • Parking Lot Closures June 26, 2014 through June 29, 2014

    Several parking lots including the Visitor Center, the Mountain Top, and the Cheatham Hill parking lots will be closed to visitors June 26, 2014 through June 29, 2014. More »

Support Your Park

 

Do you care about Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park? Would you like to help preserve the wonderfully rich natural and cultural resources protected here? There are many ways to become more involved ...

  • Support your park through philanthropic donations.
  • Spend a few hours or a lifetime as a volunteer in the park.
  • Purchase books and gifts at the parks Cooperating Associations bookstore inside the Park's Visitor Center.
  • Take pride in your park and help protect it for future generations. Do not pick plants or disturb animal. Put litter in its proper place and please recycle!
  • Support stewardship of the park by becoming educated about the park's natural and cultural resources.
  • Keep informed on park issues and provide comment during park planning processes.
  • Be a good steward by obeying park regulations, including, but not limited to: keeping dogs leashed and picking up after your pet; glass containers are not allowed on the river; properly disposing of fishing lines; and not using metal detectors.

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.