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Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park

900 Kennesaw Mountain Drive, Kennesaw, GA 30152
770 427 4686
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Ranked #2 of 12 Attractions in Kennesaw
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Battlefields, National Parks, Historic Sites, History Museums, Parks
Activities: Hiking, Birdwatching
Description: 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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Wesley Chapel, Florida
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21 reviews 21 reviews
5 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014 NEW

The Kennesaw Battlefield is a small but beautiful National Park. The rangers are knowledgeable and personally take you on the thralls to explain the battles that occurred on and around the mountain. If you are a history buff, this is a must see!

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Atlanta Georgia
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224 reviews 224 reviews
67 attraction reviews
481 helpful votes 481 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

Five years ago, I visited Kennesaw Mountain every weekend. I hiked up Kennesaw and over Pigeon Hill to Dallas highway. Sometimes I went as far as Cheatham Hill. But I was just getting exercise preparing to hike the Appalachian Trail. Today, I visited Kennesaw as a tourist. I never appreciated Kennesaw until today. I will concede, the museum is not... More

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Chesapeake, Virginia
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94 reviews 94 reviews
32 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

This park is beautiful. It is so amazing to be driving through suburbia with all of it's shopping centers and then, poof, you're in the middle of a national park. It feels similar to Smoky Mountain National Park or Gettysburg. There are nice signs throughout explaining the history of the area from the Native American settlements to the Civil War.... More

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Mobile, Alabama
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29 reviews 29 reviews
4 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

We were on a tight time budget, so we drove to the top of the mountain instead of walking like we had planned. It was a definitely a good thing that we drove, as we had our very active little 5-year-old, and there is no way we would have gotten her up there without major whining and tears. It's a... More

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Atlanta, Georgia, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

from a personal standpoint i been about ten times and it's an incredible feeling to reach the top it's indescribable and seeing the deer along the trail in the wild the families ,couples and friends and people out for a walk by themselves it's one the best trips in georgia and it's several different routes as well the easier route... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Almost in our backyard this place is like a miniature Gettysburg. The museum since being redone is educational and the trails to walk or run are fantastic. The top of the mountain has great views all around.

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Kuttawa, Kentucky
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

There is a great museum with interesting artifacts. The battlefield and mountain trail are fantastic. The mountain view is outstanding and you can see the city of Atlanta from afar. Well worth the climb!

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Kennesaw, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

We live just down the road from this great National Park and it is a haven for history buffs and people that want to exercise by hiking to the top of the mountain. The grounds are beautiful and well maintained. The staff there are all very friendly people and are more than happy to answer questions. We love our little... More

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West Palm Beach, Florida
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249 reviews 249 reviews
85 attraction reviews
90 helpful votes 90 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014 via mobile

I am a big fan of national parks. This one is more about outdoor recreation with many hiking trails. Their is a nice visitors center with a museum, but as for actual history on the site their is not much that details what occurred. Today we took a hike to the top and enjoyed a nice view of Atlanta and... More

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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51 reviews 51 reviews
15 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Thoroughly enjoyed the film shown in the visitors' center theater. The museum was also good. Nice small battlefield with plenty of hiking opportunities or to just tour in your car getting the feel of what it might have been like 150 years ago.

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