• 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.

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.