Walk through History
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
Check out the Official Route and Triplog.
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.