Atlanta, GA: Kennesaw Mountain

Discover meadows rich in Civil War history and climb two peaks with views of Atlanta on this 10.4-mile loop.
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Discover meadows rich in Civil War history and climb two peaks with views of Atlanta on this 10.4-mile loop.

Trail Facts

  • Distance: 13.7

Waypoints

KMT001

Location: 33.9329681396484, -84.6046676635742

Cross road, hike NE through grassy field. Turn L @ T-intersection

KMT002

Location: 33.9435844421387, -84.6010818481445

Turn R into woods

KMT003

Location: 33.9439659118652, -84.5983200073242

Bear L twice through woods to GA 120; cross road and continue straight

KMT004

Location: 33.9526481628418, -84.5977172851562

Path runs along Noses Creek; turn L @ bridge .1 mi. upstream

KMT005

Location: 33.9634017944336, -84.5935821533203

Straight @ Burnt Hickory Rd.

KMT006

Location: 33.9671669006348, -84.5876998901367

Turn L; climb 400-plus ft. toward Little Kennesaw Mtn.

KMT007

Location: 33.9703178405762, -84.5871505737305

Civil War canyons in woods @ Fort McBride; short climb to summit

KMT008

Location: 33.9761161804199, -84.5795364379883

Kennesaw Mtn. (1,801 ft.): Good views of metro Atlanta to S

KMT009

Location: 33.9779167175293, -84.5775146484375

Parking lot. Trail continues on N side; follow signs to visitor center

KMT010

Location: 33.9824333190918, -84.5780334472656

Turn R 50 yds. before visitor center; follow trail E into field

KMT011

Location: 33.9787178039551, -84.5706024169922

Turn L into woods; go R @ next 3 intersections; cross Burnt Hickory

KMT012

Location: 33.9579429626465, -84.595329284668

L @ T; retrace steps to trailhead