Kentucky Tourism

Fort Boonesborough Richmond, KY

The Fireside Chat scheduled for this Saturday (2/13/16) has been rescheduled because of the cold temperatures and chance of snow. The Fireside Chat with Daniel Boone will be held March 5, 2016


Fort Boonesborough State Park
4375 Boonesboro Rd.
Richmond, KY 40475
Park Manager: Rob Minerich
BoatingCampingFishingHikingMini GolfPlaygroundsSwimmingWildlife Viewing
Fireside Chats
Feb 6 - Feb 28, 2016
St. Patrick's Weekend
Mar 18 - Mar 20, 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 to visit their website.


CALL: 859-527-3131 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 to make a reservation.


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

Open Memorial Day through Labor Day Wednesday through Saturday 10:30 – 6:00 and Sunday 12:30 to 6:00.  Closed on Mondays and Tuesdays.

**Please call ahead to confirm pool hours which are determined by seasonal help availability. Lifeguard-protected.


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.

• Nov. 1 - Mar. 30, the fort is open 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Fri., Sat., & Sun.
• 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