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November 03, 2017
News Release: Call for Historic Materials and Stories
This is a call for historic materials and stories in order to assist Kennesaw Mountain NBP with a program focused on gathering oral histories.

September 08, 2017
Civic Engagement Rescheduled
This is a news release that details the rescheduling of the civic engagement meeting originally to be held on 9/12/2017.

August 22, 2017
Kennesaw Mountain News Release
An informational press release on upcoming changes to the fee structure of Kennesaw Mountain.

July 15, 2017
Kennesaw Mountain Trail Press Release
This is an informational document on upcoming trails being developed in Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park in conjunction with Cobb County.

January 30, 2017
Park Road and Trail Closure Due to Fire
Sunday afternoon (January 29), a small fire was detected on Little Kennesaw. National Park Service (NPS) rangers responded immediately. The firefighting efforts have been led by Marietta Fire Department, in conjunction with Cobb County Fire, the NPS, Georgia State Patrol’s Aviation Unit, Georgia Dept. of Natural Resources Aviation Unit, Cobb County Police Department, Marietta Police Department and the Georgia Forestry Commission. Approximately two acres have burned. The cause is under investigation. Due to fire in the area, until further notice, the Pigeon Hill Trail (from the top of the Big Kennesaw Mountain down to Burnt Hickory Road) is closed. The Mountain Road will also remain closed to personal vehicles until further notice.

April 03, 2015
Ringing Bells Across the Land A Nation Remembers Appomattox
For the past four years, the National Park Service and many other organizations and individuals have been commemorating the 150th Anniversary of the Civil War and the continuing efforts for human rights today. On April 9, 1865,Union Gen. Ulysses S. Grant met Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee to set the terms of surrender of Lee's Army of Northern Virginia.

March 03, 2015
Kennesaw Mountain NBP Seeks Volunteers for Park Day 2015
On Saturday, March 28, 2015, history buffs, community leaders and preservationists will team up with the Civil War Trust, History™ and Take Pride in America at more than 98 historic sites across the country to participate in the 18th annual Park Day.

March 03, 2015
Guided Bird Hikes for Spring 2015
Five free guided Bird Hikes are scheduled to begin at 7:30 am, Wednesday, April 8; Wednesday, April 15; Wednesday, April 22, Sunday, April 26; and Wednesday, April 26, 2015. These hikes will start from the Visitor Center parking lot. The hikes are 2.5 miles in length and program is free and open to the public.

March 11, 2014
150th Anniversary of the Atlanta Campaign and the Battle of Kennesaw Mountain
The National Park Service Announces details for the 150th Anniversary of the Battle of Kennesaw Mountain Commemorative Programs.

November 25, 2013
Battlefield releases state of the park report
This month the Battlefield releases to the public its “State of the Park” report, a comprehensive analysis of the site’s overall condition.

October 23, 2013
Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park Addition Protects Historic Battle Site
A significant site in the Battle for Atlanta has been added to the nation’s most visited Civil War battlefield site, The Trust for Public Land and The National Park Service announced today.

May 09, 2013
Kennesaw Mountain Increases Fees for Shuttle Bus
Kennesaw Mountain’s shuttle bus operates on weekends and major holidays to take visitors to the top of the mountain. Beginning Saturday, May 18th, shuttle bus fees will increase; this transportation fee increase helps offset the cost of the shuttle bus operation which will allow park officials to divert funds back into park operations.

May 03, 2013
Kennesaw Mountain High School Student receives National Park Service “Expressions of Freedom” award
Kennesaw Mountain High School senior, Afoma Okoye, was presented with the first place Expressions of Freedom award for poetry at the Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park. Ms. Okoye’s poem reflecting “What does freedom mean to you?” was selected from more than 250 submissions.

May 01, 2013
Kennesaw Mountain NBP Receives Ticket to Ride Grant
Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park has been selected to receive a 2013 “Ticket to Ride” grant from the National Park Foundation (NPF), the official charity of America’s national parks. The Ticket to Ride program, supported by a $500,000 grant from the Disney Worldwide Conservation Fund, helps students explore the outdoors by providing transportation and program support to national parks around the country.

March 04, 2013
Park Seeks Public Input on Proposed Shuttle Bus Fee
Park staff is seeking public comment on a proposed fee increase to the shuttle bus operation at Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park. The shuttle bus operates on weekends and takes visitors to the top of the mountain. This service enhances the visitor’s safety and park experience by allowing them to walk or run up the mountain road without the volume of constant vehicular traffic. At this time, the park is proposing a fee increase from $2/adult to $3/adult and from $1/child to $1.50/children ages 6-11, children under the age of 6 would continue to ride for free.

February 11, 2013
Park Day Volunteer Project
On Saturday, April 6, 2013, from 9 am - noon, volunteers are needed to help with rehabilitating sections of the park's environmental trail and Visitor Center picnic area. Those interested need only bring themselves! All tools will be provided, but you may bring gloves if you like. Because of the nature of the work, children should be no younger than 9-10 years old.

April 20, 2012
Memorial Day Holiday Events at Kennesaw Mountain
In commemoration of Memorial Day, Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park is presenting various events to honor our nation’s fallen veterans. All programs are free and open to the public.

February 03, 2012
Volunteers Needed to Plant Trees
Marietta Tree Keepers, The Rotary Club of Marietta & Keep Cobb Beautiful invites volunteers of all ages to help plant 1500 seedling trees at the Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park on Saturday, February 25 at 8:30am. The Piel Field area is being restored to a hardwood forest in order to reflect the area's mid-19th century vegetation cover.

January 06, 2012
Federal Technology Internship Available
Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park is hiring undergraduate or graduate level students earning degrees within the field of technology (i.e. interactive computing, computer science, human-computer interaction, digital publishing, graphic design, visual media, computational media, information technology, and computer game design) to intern at the park.

December 13, 2011
Student Conservation Grants Available for High School Students
If you’re a high school student with a creative idea for conserving and protecting wildlife, Planet Connect is offering grants of $1,000 to implement a project in your local school or community.

February 24, 2011
Trail Closure due to Bridge Construction
Due to bridge rehabilitation, portions of the fire road trail between Burnt Hickory road and Dallas highway will be closed beginning on March 2, 2011.

February 23, 2010
Civil War Preservation Trust's "Park Day" at Kennesaw Mountain
On Saturday, April 10, 2010, Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park is hosting an annual Park Day volunteer activity.

February 19, 2010
New Firearms Law Takes Effect 2/22/2010
A change in federal law effective Monday, February 22, allows firearms in many national parks. People who can legally possess firearms under federal and state law can now possess those firearms in the national parks in that state.

July 20, 2009
Road closures in and around Cobb county.

June 12, 2009
145th Battle Anniversary Weekend
Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park is commemorating its 145th Battle Anniversary with many special events.

February 06, 2009
PBSs Popular History Detectives Series Seeks Historic Items Related to National Parks
PBS's Popular History Detectives Series Seeks Historic Items Related to National Parks

January 06, 2009
Stanley C. Bond Named Superintendent of Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park
Regional Director David Vela is pleased to announce the selection of Stanley C. Bond as the superintendent of Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park. Stan will assume his duties on January 5, 2009.

September 08, 2008
Passport To Your National Parks Photo Contest
Each year Eastern National holds a contest for National Park Service employees and Volunteers In Parks to select ten new images for the collectible Passport To Your National Parks® stamp series.

April 08, 2008
Kennesaw Mountain NBP Acquires Key Land
No abstract supplied.

March 25, 2008
Spring and Summer Interpretive Programs 2008
No abstract supplied.

March 25, 2008
Veterans Uniform and Memorabilia Display
Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park will present a Memorial Day weekend display of veterans’ uniforms and memorabilia.

March 25, 2008
Junior Ranger Day for Kids at Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park
On Saturday, May 3, 2008, Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park will host Junior Ranger Day activities from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. All activities will take place at the battlefield’s Visitor Center.

September 17, 2007
An American Girl Afternoon
Girls are invited to bring their American Girl dolls with them and listen to a reading by a costumed interpreter from “Meet Addy,” an American Girl story chronicling enslaved Addy’s escape to freedom (boys are invited, too).

August 27, 2007
Kennesaw Mountain Trail Club Volunteers Complete New Bridge
Kennesaw Mountain Trail Club Volunteers Complete New Bridge

August 20, 2007
Fall Bird Walks
Enjoy 4 Guided Bird Walks at Kennesaw Mountain NBP during the Fall of 2007.

August 17, 2007
Wee Read! Storytime Program Launched at Kennesaw Mountain NBP
Children's Storytelling program presented through November 2007.

June 27, 2007
Artists Invited to Create White House Ornament
As a part of the Nation Park Service Centennial Initiative, the White House is inviting each National Park site to submit an ornament that will be hung on the official White House Christmas Tree.

June 27, 2007
Vice President Dick Cheney visits Kennesaw Mountain NBP
Vice President Cheney visited the park as a private citizen to attend a reception for the descendants of the members of the 21st Ohio Volunteer Infantry Regiment.

April 05, 2007
Mountain Road Safety Issue Addressed
Alternative Mountain Road Safety Solutions for for all users.

March 23, 2007
Birdwalks for Spring 2007
Free birdwalks at Kennesaw Mountain NBP for Spring 2007

March 22, 2007
Wildflower Walks 2007
Wildflower walks for 2007 at Kennesaw Mountain NBP.

March 22, 2007
John Bell Hood and the Battles for Atlanta
A Monday night lecture on John Bell Hood and the Battles for Atlanta

March 07, 2007
2007 Spring and Summer Program Schedule
Kennesaw Mountain NBP 2007 Spring and Summer Interpretive Schedule

March 02, 2007
2007 Battle Anniversary Essay Competition
2007 Kennesaw Mountain NBP Battle Anniversary Essay Competition

April 08, 2006
Kennesaw Mountain Trail Club Trail Workday
Details on the Kennesaw Mountain Club's monthly workday in the park.

Last updated: January 5, 2016

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