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DR. THOMAS WALKER STATE HISTORIC SITE

Region Barbourville, Kentucky - Daniel Boone Country
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4929 Ky 459
Barbourville, KY 40906

606-546-4400
606-546-4400
thomaswalker@ky.gov
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Dr. Thomas Walker led the first expedition through Cumberland Gap in 1750. Near the river which he named the Cumberland, Walker built a cabin, a replica of which stands on the site today.12-acre park, mini-golf, gift shop, picnic shelters, playground,  and a lighted basketball court. Park grounds are open year round, facilities are seasonal.

AMENITIES
  • Golf
  • KY Handcrafters Shop
  • Lake Acres: 0
  • Open Year-round
  • Park Acres: 12
  • Pets Accepted
  • Picnic Area
  • Playgrounds
  • State Historic Site
  • State Recreational Park
  • Trails (Miles): 0
  • Wheelchair Access
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5 Miles SW of Barbourville on KY 459
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