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Basketball courts are available. Sports equipment may be checked-out to campers.

Nestled in open woodlands, campers can relax in a 136 site campground. For your camping, you will find utility hookups, a grocery store, a dump station, and three central service buildings containing an activities room, showers, rest rooms, and laundry facilities. Open year-round. Pets are allowed if restrained.

Gift Shop
The Mountain Life Muesum now houses craft items from local artisits. Open Memorial Weekend through October 31.

Between 1774 and 1796, more than 200,000 pioneers traveled over the Wilderness Road and Boone’s Trace during the settlement of Kentucky. Today, visitors to the park can retrace the footsteps of the early pioneers on eight-and-one-half miles of hiking trails that include original portions of these historic throughways.

Horseshoe pits are available. Sports equipment may be checked-out to campers.

Miniature Golf
Test your putting skills on the 18-hole, miniature golf course near the campground entrance. Open April 1-October 31. $

The Mountain Life Museum brings visitors into a pioneer settlement. Buildings in the settlement were moved from other sites or built as replicas on the park. All seven buildings are filled with pioneer relics including tools, products of agriculture and household implements.

Stop by to shop arts & craft items made my local artisans.

Open Memorial Day – Oct. 31st; Friday & Saturday – 10 a.m.-5 p.m. & Sunday: 1 p.m. – 5 p.m.

Outdoor Theater
The Russell Dyche Amphitheater seats 1,500 people and is host to many community events, including the week-long Laurel County Homecoming in August.

Picnic tables, grills, and playgrounds are located throughout the park for a perfect picnic outing. Four picnic shelters are available for rental up to one year in advance.

Cool off on a hot summer day in the community swimming pool. A new pool containing water slides is open.

Hours: Noon to 7pm Friday - Sunday, through Labor Day Weekend $5 adult
$4 for age 62 & older and child 3-12
Free for child 2 and under.

Pool Availability:
Please call ahead to confirm community pool hours or to book a pool party.

Volleyball courts are available. Sports equipment may be checked-out to campers.

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