Fort Boonesborough State Park

4375 Boonesborough Rd.
Richmond, KY 40475- Map It
(859) 527-3131

AAA Editor Notes

Fort Boonesborough State Park, off SR 627 to SR 388, contains a re-creation of the fort built by Daniel Boone in 1775. Artisans demonstrate 18th-century trades and skills April through October. Films shown in the orientation blockhouse depict the pioneers’ struggle at the fort. Riverside interpretive trails pass native plants and unusual geological sites. Picnicking, camping, fishing, swimming and a miniature golf course are available. Recreational activities are permitted. Camping is permitted. Picnicking is permitted. Time: Allow 1 hour minimum.
Park free. Fort tour (includes admission to Kentucky River Museum) $8; $5 (ages 6-12).
Hours: Park open daily dawn-dusk. Fort open Wed.-Sun. 9-5, Apr.-Oct.; Fri.-Sun. 10-4, rest of year. Closed Christmas-Jan. 1. Phone ahead to confirm schedule.