Kentucky Tourism

Fort Boonesborough Richmond, KY


Fort Boonesborough State Park
4375 Boonesboro Rd.
Richmond, KY 40475
Park Manager: Jack Winburn
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Feb 08, 2020
Fireside Chats
Feb 15, 2020


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:

Open weekends only. 

Saturdays 10:30am – 6:00pm

Sundays 12:30pm – 6:30pm  

***Special date: Monday, Sept. 2, 10:30am – 6:00pm

 Close for season after Sept. 2, 2019. 


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.