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Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park

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Nice Walk with History

It's a pretty easy hike to the top of Kennesaw Mountain for anyone reasonably in shape. Coming down... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Kelly D
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Jamaica Plain
Small but excellent museum

My husband and I visited the Kennesaw Battlefield Museum on a day of cold, drenching rain. We did... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
lovebeingagrandma
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Gettysburg, Pennsylvania
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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.
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900 Kennesaw Mountain Dr NW, Kennesaw, GA 30152-4854
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Reviewed yesterday

It's a pretty easy hike to the top of Kennesaw Mountain for anyone reasonably in shape. Coming down the smaller mountain is a bit harder. Lots of interesting stops to read about the battle on the way up/down. With the flat sections of the park,...More

Thank Kelly D
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

My husband and I visited the Kennesaw Battlefield Museum on a day of cold, drenching rain. We did not get to visit any of the park, spending all our time in the Visitor Center. We were lucky because they just reopened the museum, after updating...More

Thank lovebeingagrandma
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were disappointed that the visitor center was closed for remodeling. Parking here is awful, it's hard to get in and out of. The lanes are very narrow with limited amount. If you do find parking, it's worth the hassle, because the hiking is beautiful...More

Thank Kim T
Reviewed 1 week ago

For those who don't know, there was a famous battle here at Kennesaw Mountain in the American Civil War. The rebels fortified this mountain and when the Union soldiers attacked it they got whipped. So they thought it over and just walked around it and...More

1  Thank Scott N
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great hikes of all types. From easy on paved roads to sweat inducing hill hikes, this park has it all. Great view of Atlanta's skyline. A lot of historical significance.

Thank craigharwell
Reviewed 1 week ago

What a beautiful hike to the top of the mountain! I see a few complaining reviews about not getting to drive up to the top but I just loved the walk. And the views from the top are amazing. If you wanna get into the...More

Thank margieinoakland
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were disappointed to find that we couldn't drive to the top on a weekend. It's only allowed on weekdays due to limited parking at the top. This isn't mentioned on their website. We were on an extremely tight schedule and couldn't wait for the...More

1  Thank Hezzy_t
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I forgot all about how busy it can be on a weekend. Since the museum has been temporarily closed, everybody seemed to be headed up the mountain. Some even jogging. Some feat as the trail can be fairly steep and rocky in places. What i...More

Thank HCovik
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

an absolute must see for civil war fans...the drive to the top of the mountain is sooooo worth it! Great visitor center….so helpful

Thank maureenT
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The park is nice and rangers were very very helpful. They even provide an overlay of the battlefield in 1863 to a map of 2018 to show you were on the battlefield you would need to go to see a certain point. It is too...More

Thank William R
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NAYROD
4 August 2018|
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Response from ELFDUDE | Reviewed this property |
Absolutely The view from the top is great! If you go into the park Visitor center they have Junior Ranger program!
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Etonian30
3 January 2018|
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Response from William D | Reviewed this property |
there is a parking lot, guess it depends on the size of the R/V. Something under 25 feet is probably ok.
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StanzyMozart
31 December 2017|
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Response from Connie S | Reviewed this property |
I am not sure but you can contact the visitors center 7704274686 and they could give any information on that. Sorry I wasn't more help !
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Jami32
8 January 2017|
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Response from Susie_Poker | Reviewed this property |
They way I would recommend because I see you are from out of state, would be to take Barrett Parkway and head West. If you are headed North from Atlanta on 75N, take Barrett Parkway which is exit 269. Take that exit and turn... More
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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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