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Kennesaw Mountain Loop from the Burnt Hickory Side ( 1 pass )

The Basics:
Event Type:Hike
Event Location: Burnt Hickory/ Pigeon Hill Parking Lot KMNBP   Hike: Kennesaw  Mountain Loop from the Burnt Hickory Side ( 1 pass )   National Weather Service Forecast
Date(s) & Time:Sat, Feb 29 2020  7:30 am >> Sat, Feb 29 2020 10:15 am
Registration Opens: Tue, Feb 18 2020 8:00 pm
Registration Cut Off: Sat, Feb 29 2020 7:00 am
Event Duration:2 Hours 45 Minutes
Difficulty Rating:D3: Moderate
Distance:6.5 Miles
Trip Leader(s):
Chuck R
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Member Cost:None

Participant Info:
Who's Invited: Members Only, 21 And Older Only
Maximum Group Size:12
Minimum Group Size:2
Number Registered So Far: 9 / 0 (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)
Are Dogs Permitted: Yes


Our event will start at the Pigeon Hill parking lot. ( Burnt Hickory) Head North over Pigeon Hill forward to summit both Mountains. Take a break at the Visitor Center ( bathrooms) and then carry our attention on to the Camp Brumby Trail. ( aka the east trail) Finishing on the Pigeon Hill cutoff and back to the Pigeon Hill parking lot. (Burnt Hickory) Now in order to make this a successful hike, I will need some folks that can make it up these Mountains that can stay with the group! Parking is now $5 at Kennesaw Mountain NBP or use of an annual pass (Kennesaw Mt NBP specific or annual or lifetime America The Beautiful National Park passes). You can pay for parking either at the KMNBP visitors center or online at Recreation.Gov. There are no parking kiosks in the Burnt Hickory/ Pigeon Hill lot.

Required Items to Bring:

Hiking Shoes / Trail Runners

Water or alternative fluids

Recommended Items to Bring:
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Hiking poles if you like to use them

How to Get There:
Event Directions:

Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park - Burnt Hickory/ Pigeon Hill Parking Lot

1520 Burnt Hickory Road, Marietta, GA 30064

From I-75 North

Take either the North or South Marietta loop off I-75 North and make your way towards Marietta.  When you arrive at Whitlock Avenue (GA 120) head west approximately 1.5 miles.  Turn right onto Burnt Hickory Road and travel 1.3 miles.  The Burnt Hickory/ Pigeon Hill Parking lot is located on the left at the intersection of Burnt Hickory and Old Mountain Road.   

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