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Hike at Kennesaw (over big, little and back)
|Event Location:||Kennesaw Mountain National Battleffield Park, 900 Kennesaw Mountain Dr., Kennesaw, GA 30188|
|Date(s) & Time:||Sat, May 29 2021 10:00 am >> Sat, May 29 2021 12:45 pm|
|Registration Opens:||Tue, May 25 2021 8:00 pm|
|Registration Cut Off:||Sat, May 29 2021 9:00 am|
|Event Duration:||2 Hours 45 Minutes|
|Difficulty Rating:||D4: Moderate to Difficult|
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|Who's Invited:||Members Only, 21 And Older Only|
|Maximum Group Size:||10|
|Minimum Group Size:||4|
|Number Registered So Far:||6 / 0 (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)|
|Are Dogs Permitted:||Yes|
Let's get our hearts pumping with a hike at Kennesaw Mountain. We'll start at the Visitor Center and go over Big and Little Kennesaw to Burnt Hickory, and then back again for a total of 6.25 miles. The Summit of Kennesaw Mountain is 1808 ft.
This is a challenging hike with a lot of hills, so we may get spread out. I plan to maintain an average pace of 2.5 MPH with a few stops for water/snacks. You can go at your own pace if you know the trail.
Please arrive 15 minutes early for introductions and to use the facilities. If you park at the overflow parking lot on Old HWY 41, you'll need additional 10 minutes to walk from there to the Visitor Center.
Kennesaw Mountain has implemented a new cashless entrance fee program, applicable at all parking lots. Entrance fees are: $5 daily, $40 annual. You can also use a National Park Service annual or America the Beautiful pass.
You can also purchase a pass at the visitors center or online at: recreation.gov
Please have a mask on hand to wear if social distancing is not possible.
|How to Get There:|
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Kennesaw Mountain Visitor Center, 900 Kennesaw Mountain Dr, Kennesaw, GA 3018
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$5 one time parking fee or $40 yearly pass or $80 America the Beautiful (which is also good at the CNRA parks)
Cancellation/Partial Attendance: Please review the AOC cancellation policy.
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