Kentucky Tourism

Fort Boonesborough Richmond, KY


Fort Boonesborough State Park
4375 Boonesboro Rd.
Richmond, KY 40475
Park Manager: Jack Winburn
BoatingCampingFishingHikingMini GolfPlaygroundsSwimmingWildlife Viewing
The 1778 Siege of Boonesborough
Sep 22 - Sep 23, 2018
Boonesboro Boogie Nationals Car Show
Oct 12 - Oct 14, 2018

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

Pool Hours:
Saturday and Sundays Aug. 18 & 19, Aug. 25 & 26, Sept. 1 & 2 and Labor Day, Monday, Sept. 3-- after these dates the pool is closed for the 2018 season.


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