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Kennesaw Mountain Battlefield Info
It was a swelteringly hot and clear Monday, June 27, 1864, when some of the heaviest fighting of the Atlanta Campaign occurred here. Preserved are historic earthworks, cannon emplacements and monuments. Interpreted here are the historic events where over 5,350 soldiers were killed in the battle fought here from 6/19 - 7/2/1864.
Bike Trails Info
Bicycles are permitted on open, paved, roadways only. Interpretive hiking trails are not available for bicycle travel. Bikes are subject to confiscation and the rider cited if found other than stated areas above.

The mountain road is open to bicycles Monday through Friday and closed weekends and major holidays. When it is open to motor vehicles, it is open to bicycles. The posted times are available at the front gate and at the entrance of the mountain road.
For your safety and the safety of other mountain road users:
BulletAdhere to the posted 25 mile per hour speed limit.
BulletBikes travel single file only.
BulletBe courteous and share the road as others are expected to share with you.
BulletDO NOT pass a motor vehicle
BulletIf under 16 years of age, a helmet is required.
BulletThere are 2 pedestrian crosswalks on the mountain road, YIELD to pedestrians.
BulletObey all traffic laws
BulletOther than the mountain road and various parking areas, the main roads that travel through the Battlefield are heavily traveled roads. Use caution at all times!BulletThere is a paved multi-use trail available 7 days a week at the entrance of the Battlefield which extends for approximately 1.4 miles. Bicycles may use this at any time.
Phone & Address
Phone: 770-427-4686 - Address: 900 Kennesaw Mountain Dr., Kennesaw Georgia 30152
Operating Hours, Seasons & Phone Contact
We are a day use only Battlefield, open from dawn to dusk. All gated lots have posted hours. Please refer to them before parking. Any vehicles left at the Battlefield after the posted closing time are subject to being ticketed and towed at the owner's expense. If your car is disabled and you must leave it over night, PLEASE LEAVE A NOTE EITHER ON THE DASHBOARD OR ON THE WINDSHIELD so your vehicle will not be removed. Keep in mind, neither Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield nor the federal government is responsible for any damage that may be incurred to your vehicle or it's contents while visiting the Battlefield.

Daily Battlefield hours:
Bullet Visitor Center building: 8:30am-5:00pm Mon-Fri; 8:30am-6:00pm Sat-Sun
BulletVisitor Center lot and battlefield grounds: 7:30am- 8:00pm
BulletMountain Road: 8:30am-7:30pm {Monday-Friday only, excluding major holidays and weather permitting}
BulletCheatham Hill Battlefield grounds: 8:00am-7:30pm
Visitor Center Building:
BulletOpen daily from 8:30 am-5 pm. On weekends during daylight savings time, 8:30 am-6 pm.
The building is closed Thanksgiving, Christmas Day and New Year's Day.
Battlefield grounds and all facilities are closed Thanksgiving, Christmas Day and New Year's Day.
Fees & Reservations
Parking and Entrance Fees: Free - Visiting on the weekend: The mountain road is closed every weekend and on major holidays. We offer a shuttle bus that will provide transportation to the top of the mountain. Adults 12 and over: $2 - Children 6-11: $1 - Under 6: Free
National Park Pass - Park passes do not apply to the shuttle bus. Offers holder ONLY, 50% off of shuttle bus ticket.
Directions to Kennesaw Mountain National Park
From I-75 North - To exit 269 (Barrett Parkway). At the stoplight turn left onto Barrett Parkway. Follow Barrett Parkway for approximately 3 miles, turn left at the light, onto Old Hwy 41. Turn right at your next light, Stilesboro Rd. The visitor center will be immediately on your left. Brown and white signs located along the roads will guide you as well. Directions from the visitor center to Cheatham Hill are provided in the visitor center at the information desk.
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