Dr. Thomas Walker State Historic Site

4929 SR 459
Barbourville, KY 40906- Map It
(606) 546-4400

AAA Editor Notes

Dr. Thomas Walker State Historic Site, 5 mi. s.w. on SR 459, commemorates the man who led the first expedition through the Cumberland Gap in 1750, preceding Daniel Boone into what is now Kentucky by 17 years. Of interest is a replica of his cabin, the first house built in Kentucky, which is opened upon request. Facilities on the 12-acre site include a playground, a miniature golf course, shelter houses and lighted basketball courts. Picnicking is permitted. Time: Allow 30 minutes minimum.
Park free. Miniature golf $2 per round; under 6 free.
Hours: Wed.-Fri. 9-5, Sat.-Sun. 10-6. Miniature golf is available Apr. 1-Nov. 1.