The Kennesaw Mountain Trail Club, on behalf of Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park, will be conducting Trail Maintenance Training on Saturday, April 30, 2022, from 8:00 am to 12:30 pm. This class is for anyone that wants to understand the basics of trail maintenance.
Parking Lots. Map of Parking Locations at Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park. NPS Photo. FEE IS REQUIRED IN ALL LOTS. Mountain Road Parking Lot. Open 8:30 am - 7:30 pm (Daylight Saving),8:30 am - 5:00 pm (Standard Time) Located at top of 900 Kennesaw Mountain Dr. GPS Coordinates: 33.978042, -84.577639. 26 Parking Spaces, 1 disability.
Short interpretive trails are located on the mountaintop, at Pigeon Hill, and at Cheatham Hill. Kennesaw Mountain An overlook near the summit offers a panoramic view of Atlanta and the northern Georgia terrain where Sherman's and Johnston's armies struggled in the late spring and summer of 1864. A short, moderately steep trail leads to the summit.
Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park is at the southern end of the Appalachian Mountains and forest area. This makes it an attractive habitat for birds, especially during spring and fall migrations. As prime natural migration habitat that is critical for neotropical bird migrants (e.g., vireos, warblers), the park was designated a ...
History & Culture. On February 18, 1917, Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Site was established under the War Department under President Woodrow Wilson. On June 26, 1935, it transferred from the War Department to the National Park Service under President Franklin D. Roosevelt. Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park was born!
The site of the battle is now part of Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park, where both Confederate deliberate trenches on top of the mountain and some Union rifle pits are still visible today. The American Battlefield Trust and its partners have saved almost four acres of battlefield land outside the park as of mid-2023.