Atlanta Metro / Kennesaw

Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park

900 Kennesaw Mountain Dr. NW
Kennesaw, GA 30152

770-427-4686


Kennesaw Mountain Battlefield is a 2,965-acre National Battlefield that preserves a Civil War battleground of the Atlanta Campaign. The battle was fought here from June 19, 1864, until July 2, 1864. Sherman's army consisted of 100,000 men, 254 guns and 35,000 horses. Johnston's army had 63,000 men and 187 guns. More than 67,000 soldiers were killed, wounded and captured during the Campaign.

The visitor center provides information about the battle. While walking the 17.3 miles of trails, you will see historic earthworks, cannon emplacements and various interpretive signs.

We are a day use only park, open from dawn to dusk. Please refer to the hours posted on our gated lots before parking. Kennesaw Mountain road is closed every weekend and on holidays but we offer a shuttle bus that will provide transportation to the top of the mountain.

Info & Amenities

  • Hours of Operation

    Sunday: 7:00AM - 8:00PM
    Monday: 7:00AM - 8:00PM
    Tuesday: 7:00AM - 8:00PM
    Wednesday: 7:00AM - 8:00PM
    Thursday: 7:00AM - 8:00PM
    Friday: 7:00AM - 8:00PM
    Saturday: 7:00AM - 8:00PM

    Admission & Fees

    Entrance Fee Free

    Parking Fee Free

    Weekend Shuttle - Adults 12 & Over $3

    Weekend Shuttle - Children 5 and under Free

    Weekend Shuttle - Children 6-11 $1.50

    Activities

    Nature Trails

    Facility Amenities

    Free Parking, Parking on Site, Public Restrooms, Self-guided Tours

    General Information

    Family-friendly, Free Admission

    Group Amenities

    Group-friendly

    Special Tags

    Civil War Site

    Suitable for Ages

    All Ages

Events

  • "Technology in the Civil War" Lecture

    05/28/2016 - 05/28/2016

    Civil War historian Michael K. Shaffer will discuss the impact of aeronautics, submersibles, the telegraph, and more! The program is free and open to the public.

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