Kentucky Tourism

Fort Boonesborough Richmond, KY


Fort Boonesborough State Park
4375 Boonesboro Rd.
Richmond, KY 40475
Park Manager: Jack Winburn
BoatingCampingFishingHikingMini GolfPlaygroundsSwimmingWildlife Viewing
Cool History on Hot Days
Jul 6 - Aug 31, 2019
Santa's Holiday of Fun Weekend
Jul 25 - Jul 28, 2019


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 2019 season:

Wednesday- Saturday 10:30am – 6:00pm
                      Sunday 12:30pm – 6:00pm
                      Closed Monday & Tuesdays except May 27, July 2, and Sept. 2
                      Closed May 29 – 31 


Ages 3 to 12: $4.25
13 & up: $6.50
Campers: $4.25
Seniors: $4.25

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 5 - 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

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.