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Ft. Boonesborough State Park, KY

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Ft. Boonesborough State Park, KY

Richmond, Kentucky


Fort Boonesborough offers a central location to explore the history of the Bluegrass Region of Kentucky. Located on the banks of the Kentucky River, campers can enjoy visiting the nearby horse country, the arts and crafts of Berea, the city of Lexington, the Red River Gorge Wilderness area or relive the pioneer life of Daniel Boone with our living historians at Ft. Boonesborough State Park. KY campers will enjoy the campground with 167 improved sites with electric and water hook-ups, of which 18 have a sewer hook-up and we also offer three centrally located dump stations. There is a large primitive camping area and an overflow camping area. Two central service buildings with showers, restrooms and laundries are available. In addition there is a recreation building and a grocery store. Two playgrounds, a basketball court, a volleyball court, horseshoe pits and a miniature golf course are located within the campground and provide endless recreation opportunities for adults and children. The park offers recreational programming and special events weekends such as Easter and the Kentucky Derby. Our premier special event is our annual Halloween Fest which features a driving tour of decorated campsites and park facilities displaying over 150,000 lights. The park has a swimming complex with a junior Olympic-size pool, 144 foot water slide, wading pool and snack bar. There is also a boat ramp, hiking trails, the Kentucky River Museum and our main attraction, the Fort Boonesborough replica. At Ft. Boonesborough State Park, KY visitors and natives alike will find plenty to do, from sports to hiking and just relaxing around the pool or the campfire.

  • - Beach
  • - Boat Launch
  • - Campground on site
  • - Dump Station
  • - Electrical Hookups
  • - Game Room
  • - KY Handcrafters Shop
  • - Number of Improved Sites: 166
  • - Number of Transient Sites: 60
  • - On-site Laundry Facilities
  • - Open Year-round
  • - Outdoor Pool
  • - Park Acres: 167
  • - Pets Accepted
  • - Picnic Area
  • - Playgrounds
  • - Pool
  • - Seasonal
  • - Sewer
  • - Supply Store
  • - Trails (Miles): .5
  • - Water
  • - Camping: $12.00 - $32.00
Credit Cards Accepted
  • - American Express
  • - Discover
  • - MasterCard
  • - Visa
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4375 Boonesboro Rd.
Richmond, KY 40475

Region: Bluegrass Region
Phone: 859-527-3131
Alt Phone: 859-527-3131
Fax: 859-527-3328
Website: parks.ky.gov
Email: booncamp@bellsouth.n...

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