Activities & Resources
Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park451in Kennesaw, GA 30152
about Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park:
Three monuments are housed in the park. The Georgia monument is located off the mountain road, and the Illinois and Texas monuments are located at Cheatham Hill, a battle site. Interpretative trail markers tell the story along the 1.3 mile environmental trail. A book may be borrowed from the visitor center that will help guide you through the markers.
Interpretative trail markers tell the story along the 1.3 mile environmental trail, which is a great choice for smaller children and families who don't want a long, strenuous hike. A book may be borrowed from the visitor center to help guide visitors through the markers.
The Visitors Center features a bookstore run by the Kennsaw Historical Association and an 18 minute orientation film. Bathrooms and beverage vending machines are located in the vestibule. In spring and summer there are numerous educational programs ranging from bird walks to cannon demonstrations.
Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park is one of the best inland locations in the entire Southeast for neotropical birding. Over ten species of warbers, several species of vireos, thrushes, tanagers, flycatchers, and other neotropical species are usually seen per morning in proper season. Spring migration is best from the first week in April through mid-May, and fall migration is good from mid-August through mid-October.
The Visitors' Center is open daily 8:30am-5pm, and from 8:30am-6pm on weekends during daylight savings time. Visitor Center parking lot hours are 7:30am-6pm. Mountain Road/Lot 8am-5:30pm. Cheatham Hill parking lot hours are 8am-5:30pm.