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Kennesaw Mountain Summit Trail, GA

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Difficulty 2 of 5
Route Finding 1 of 5
Distance One Way 1.4 miles
Trailhead Elevation 1,780 feet
Elevation Gain 627 feet
Accumulated Gain 766 feet
Avg Time One Way 0.5 hours
Kokopelli Seeds 3.95
Interest Historic & Peak
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Sun  6:46am - 6:01pm
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Likely In-Season!
Overview: Kennesaw Mountain is a peak with in the Kennesaw National Battlefield Park. It is also a SOTA Summit W4G/CE-001 worth 2 points. This is a good peak for out of town activators easy to access and the hike to the summit from the visitors center is not to strenuous


Warning: Trail can be slippery when wet

History: Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park is a 2,965 acre National Battlefield that preserves a Civil War battleground of the Atlanta Campaign. Opposing forces maneuvered and fought here from June 19, 1864 until July 2, 1864. Although most famous as a Civil War battlefield, Kennesaw Mountain has a much richer story.

Hike: The Mountain summit trail is a wide well maintained trail that take you to the summit of Kennesaw Mountain. The trail gets lots of activity from hikers of all types and many with dogs in tow.

Water Sources: Water fountains are located at the visitor center

Camping: NO CAMPING

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    One-Way Notice
    This hike is listed as One-Way.

    When hiking several trails on a single "hike", log it with a generic name that describes the hike. Then link the trails traveled, check out the example.
    WARNING! Hiking and outdoor related sports can be dangerous. Be responsible and prepare for the trip. Study the area you are entering and plan accordingly. Dress for the current and unexpected weather changes. Take plenty of water. Never go alone. Make an itinerary with your plan(s), route(s), destination(s) and expected return time. Give your itinerary to trusted family and/or friends.

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    Directions
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    To hike
    From I-75 North:
    •Take 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.

    From I-75 South:
    •Take exit 269 (Barrett Parkway).
    •At the stoplight turn right 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.
    page created by BEEBEE on Nov 29 2014 3:47 pm
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