Kentucky Tourism

Fort Boonesborough Richmond, KY


Fort Boonesborough State Park
4375 Boonesboro Rd.
Richmond, KY 40475
Park Manager: Rob Minerich
BoatingCampingFishingHikingMini GolfPlaygroundsSwimmingWildlife Viewing
A Campers Thanksgiving
Nov 4 - Nov 6, 2016
Winter Trade Days
Nov 26 - Nov 27, 2016

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 for more information and to visit their website.


Campground Phone: 859-527-3454
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.  

Click here for camping reservations!


A junior Olympic-size swimming pool features a misty fountain and children’s area.

While at the pool enjoy your favorite treats from the snack bar!

Pool Hours

Open weekends only (Saturday 10:30 a.m. - 6 p.m. & Sunday 12:30 - 6 p.m.) though Labor Day.
***Pool will be OPEN for use on Labor Day*** 


Ages 3 to 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.

November through March - CLOSED

April 1 - Oct. 31, the fort is open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Wed. thru Sun.
• Adults $8
• Children (6 to 12) $5
• Children under 6 free