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Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park

900 Kennesaw Mountain Dr NW, Kennesaw, GA 30152-4854
+1 770-427-4686
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See where the Confederate Victory took place!!

A great place to hike moderate trails. The views are amazing on a clear day. Learn about the war... read more

Reviewed 29 September 2016
Kennesaw, Georgia
Great Value

Be sure to visit the museum and view the film. Helps to illustrate the importance of this... read more

Reviewed 26 September 2016
Marietta, Georgia
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Site of a crucial Civil War battle offers a modern visitor center and a number of hiking trails on its grounds.
  • Excellent64%
  • Very good28%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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900 Kennesaw Mountain Dr NW, Kennesaw, GA 30152-4854
+1 770-427-4686
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Reviewed 29 September 2016

A great place to hike moderate trails. The views are amazing on a clear day. Learn about the war between the Union Army and the Confederate Army which took place on Pigeon Hill and Cheatham HIll. Over 5,350 soldiers died there. The Cherokee Indians meaning...More

Thank Loiness66
Reviewed 26 September 2016

Be sure to visit the museum and view the film. Helps to illustrate the importance of this battlefield, often overlooked in history. While Gettysburg illustrated the high water mark of the confederacy. This battle was a primary factor in Lincoln winning his election and winning...More

Thank RaeRays
Reviewed 22 September 2016

We visited the week there were hundreds of American Flags displayed on the front field, it was amazing. Went to top and hiked around and took pictures....great view

Thank Tuxtails
Reviewed 21 September 2016

Kennesaw Mt. National Battlefield Park is suitable for many different reasons. If you are a civil war buff then there are re-enactments including a cannon going off that will scare the bejeebers out of anyone not expecting it. There are the trenches used by the...More

3  Thank Mycomagic
Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

Great place to visit and learn history of the war/battles through film presentation inside. Or just exercise by walking the trails, and get a magnificent view from the mountain top.

Thank Elaine W
Reviewed 20 September 2016

Things which may be helpful: 1) Parking is an issue particularly on weekends -- it may be best to park away from the visitor's center and walk a bit; 2) The half hour overview film is worth seeing; 3) If you are going to drive...More

2  Thank Trek-Always
Reviewed 19 September 2016

Love hiking the Little Mountain side. It is less crowded. Parking is on Burnt Hickory Rd. Love the other trails in that area as well.

Thank aliciap0828
Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

We have visited most of the civil war battlefields, but find Kennesaw Mountain very personal. The museum is small but very well done. The hike to the top of the mountain takes about 20 to 30 min. Wonderful hike either the trail or road. The...More

Thank Wayne O
Reviewed 13 September 2016

My family hiked Kennesaw Mountain on Labor Day 2016. The place was packed! What an awesome view when you reached the top of the mountain! You can see the Atlanta skyline. I would advise anyone hiking the mountain to wear proper footwear due to the...More

Thank Lisa H
Reviewed 12 September 2016

My wife and my daughters family spent a leisurely hour walking to the top.The walk was paved and not a treacherous walk. At the top you got a nice view of the Atlanta skyline.I recommend this for all age groups.

1  Thank steve36ta
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8 January 2017|
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Response from Mycomagic | Reviewed this property |
15 minutes or less. If you get off at Rt. 5 it's a pretty quick trip from there. If you need directions, ask me.
Vicky B
3 January 2017|
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Response from micahkimler | Reviewed this property |
Yes to drive up road is open Monday thru Friday weather permitting. And a shuttle bus is available on the weekends.
Gerald G
21 February 2015|
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Response from David H | Reviewed this property |
That is totally up to you and how interested you are in the details. When we were there it was pouring rain so we did not drive the trail. We did spend a long time at the visitor' center. Very extensive.