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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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Excellent Sunday hike for exercise

We hiked the long trail (5.8mi) and really enjoyed it. The first half included the peak of Kennesaw... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Donahoney
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Atlanta, Georgia
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On Your March to Atlanta

The park is visited by over 2 million people a year. The outdoor hiking trails are extensive... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
reymoore21
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Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
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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
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We hiked the long trail (5.8mi) and really enjoyed it. The first half included the peak of Kennesaw mountain and the smaller peak, little Kennesaw mountain. The second half was much less of an incline, but scenic and fun for the end of the hike....More

Thank Donahoney
Reviewed 1 week ago

The park is visited by over 2 million people a year. The outdoor hiking trails are extensive covering the nearly 3000 acres. The visitors center is entertaining with quality amenities; museum, theater, and gift shop. If available, do not miss the ranger tour of the...More

Thank reymoore21
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a surprising park with some homes seeming to be inside the park. But it just delightful, close to the interstate, and has great trails with a "level" for every visitor. The ranger and volunteers are knowledgeable and very friendly. But in my opinion,...More

Thank Delia A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very good place to view civil war history and see where one of the biggest battles took place. Very humbling experience. Prepare to walk a lot and don't miss the mountain top !

Thank Ronald S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I love love love hiking Kennesaw because the trail network allows you to dial in how much you want to tackle. If time is limited, you can begin the hike at the main building and head up the main trail straight to the top. The...More

Thank Alan S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great place to see the area of Civil War conflict outside of Atlanta. You can drive or walk to the top, I've done both. Long but good walk for exercise. Actual cannons overlooking the battle field.

Thank Charles M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We always suggest this as a must to our friends and relatives and otjer guests so that they will appreciate the struggle between the North and the South and how many lives were sacrificed in this bloody battle at Kennesaw!

Thank Elaine R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This no entry fee facility was an interesting piece of civil war history. The visitor center was very clean and provides a video storyline explaining Kennesaw's place during the war. The National Park Rangers were very pleasant, helpful and knowledgeable. There were also numerous artifacts...More

Thank Ron T
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

If you like jogging, running, bicycling, or hiking, this is the place for you. An oasis just minutes from downtown Atlanta, this is a treasure trove of Civil War history and nature married together in this spectacular site managed by the National Park Service.

Thank Ernest J
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

If you find yourself with a beautiful day on your hands, the hike up Kennesaw Mountain is fun for everyone! We saw whole families, lots of kids, and several folks walking their dogs. The hike is about an hour up and back-if the day is...More

Thank Lisa-Marie H
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Jami32
9 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.
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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.
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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.
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