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Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park, Kennesaw
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The historical location of a major Civil War event, Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park preserves the site of a battle fought between the Union and Confederate armies on June 18, 1864. Over 5,300 soldiers died during this battle, won against all odds by the vastly outnumbered Confederate forces. Designated as one of the country's historical districts in 1966, the park contains three major battlefield areas and a visitor center, where you’ll find a museum, theater, and information desk. Stop by the theater to watch short films about the battle, or walk some of the 27 km (17 mi) of interpretative hiking trails, which are lined with earthworks, cannon emplacements, and monuments dedicated to the soldiers who fought here. Add Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park and other attractions to your Kennesaw trip itinerary using our Kennesaw family vacation planner.
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  • Love the outdoors and this park comes with some great history and a fairly challenging hike up the mountain. There are several trails to choose from ranging in difficulty. Don't miss the visitors cent...  more »
  • Enjoying spending time on this mountain. It was the week before we sent our son off to his first year of college. The 8 mile give us a lot of time together before he left. 
  • We visited here as a family to enjoy nature and do a little hiking. Finding the center was not as clear as I would like but we found it with help from the internet. There were many picnic tables to en...  more »