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Fort Boonesborough

Due to weather conditions, some park services may be limited or closed. Please check in advance during daytime hours if you plan to visit a Kentucky State Park over the next few days.

Fort Boonesborough Foundation

The mission of the Fort Boonesborough Foundation is to sustain, foster, and promote quality programming at Fort Boonesborough State Park. The majority of historical, craft, and educational programs at Fort Boonesborough and Boone Station Historic Site are supported by funding from the foundation.

Click here to visit their website.

Boone Society

The Boone Society was formed as a reference service for researchers, a conduit for genealogists, clearing-house for bibliographical works, and to host the biennial Boone Family Reunion.

Please visit their website here.


Enjoy camping on the banks of the Kentucky River. The campground offers 167 sites with electricity and water hookups. An activities building can accommodate 150 people, and a central service building provides showers, rest rooms, and laundry facilities. There is a small grocery at the check-in area. Open year-round. Restrooms and water fill-up available year-round. Four pull-throughs are open year-round.  Call 859-527-3454 or email: for inquiries.

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A junior Olympic-size swimming pool features a water slide, misty fountain, and children’s area. A sand beach is available for sunbathing. While at the pool enjoy your favorite treats from the snack bar!

Pool Hours Memorial Day through Labor Day: 10:30 A.M. to 6 P.M. Wednesday-Saturday and 12:30p.m. to 6PM on Sunday. Closed on Mondays & Tuesdays.  Please call ahead to confirm pool hours which are determined by seasonal help availability. Lifeguard-protected.  Ages 3-12 $4; 13 & up $5; Campers $4; Seniors $4   


Fort & Gift Shop

Fort Boonesborough has been reconstructed as a working fort complete with cabins, blockhouses and furnishings. Resident artisans perform craft demonstrations and give modern-day visitors a true sense of what life was like for pioneers in Kentucky.

• The Fort is open Nov. 1 - Mar. 30, 10:00am to 4:00pm, Fri., Sat., and Sun
• Adults $2
• Children (6 to 12) $1
• Children under 6 free

Park Grounds
Open all year.

Open all year.

Fort Boonesborough State Park
4375 Boonesboro Rd.
Richmond, KY 40475
Phone: Main (859) 527-3131 Campground (859) 527-3454
Park Manager: Rob Minerich

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Upcoming Events
St. Patrick's Weekend
Mar 13 - Mar 15, 2015
Mar 27 - Mar 29, 2015

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