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Short walk in the woods

This is a beautiful short walk in the woods that leads to a historic over look of the the capitol... read more

Reviewed July 26, 2018
Lexington, Kentucky
Civil War Site with a View

Looking at my day on the interstate highway I realized that Frankfort was an excellent spot for a... read more

Reviewed September 29, 2017
Arlington, Virginia
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Reviewed July 26, 2018

This is a beautiful short walk in the woods that leads to a historic over look of the the capitol city. This grounds were once a small Union camp during the American Civil War that stood guard over Frankfort the Capitol of Kentucky. The overlook...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed September 29, 2017

Looking at my day on the interstate highway I realized that Frankfort was an excellent spot for a midday pause offering a number of amenities including another chance to visit a new to me Civil War fort. The day of my visit the fort was...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed June 29, 2017

I was so surprised to learn of this fun hiking area right in downtown. Would never have realized it was there on my own. There are at least two entrances, one of which has a parking area. We accessed it by climbing some steps and...More

Date of experience: June 2017
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Reviewed September 3, 2016 via mobile

Just beautiful. The trails were easy to walk and very well marked. There was a guide at the museum and it was all free.

Date of experience: September 2016
1  Thank Mamie C
Reviewed December 29, 2015

The park is a wonderful place to walk the old civil war trails, The overlook at the point is a tremendous view of the capital of Ky and most of the downtown of Frankfort. the Inn that is on the park ground is historical and...More

Date of experience: September 2015
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Reviewed August 26, 2015

What views of Frankfort can be seen from this wilderness right above downtown. It is a magnificent panorama of the hills in both directions. The Sullivan House is interesting but the real treasure are the guides who can tell you lots about the hill's use...More

Date of experience: July 2015
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Reviewed June 6, 2015 via mobile

A worker greeted us when we got there and gave us a very detailed description of the place and surrounding areas that are similar. He was very informative and very helpful. Had a great time, worth the visit.

Date of experience: June 2015
2  Thank llombardi73
Reviewed May 30, 2015 via mobile

My husband and I visited May 29. It was awesome! We are both Civil War buffs and it was a kick-off to a 2 day historical tour of the area. The trails were well maintained and the brochure and signs on the trail made the...More

Date of experience: May 2015
1  Thank jackieison
Reviewed August 6, 2013

Went here on a Monday afternoon. Thought we would never find it but eventually did and it was worth it! The main building has a guide who engages the kids and is a fabulous story teller! He was very knowledgeable and we thoroughly enjoyed our...More

Date of experience: August 2013
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