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Fort Boonesborough State Park

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Address: 4375 Boonesborough Road, Richmond, KY 40475-9316
Phone Number: 859-527-3131
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Fun Way to Learn About the Past

My family and I spent five days in Kentucky in July 2016. We love visiting historical places, and my oldest son had recently read a biography of Daniel Boone, so this was a... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
PutnamCountyMom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

A nice location, easy to walk around and enjoy the fort's history. On certain days they have volunteers in costume performing trades of the day.

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Thank Martha S
Richmond, Kentucky
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Great experience for all especially the fort. Plenty space for campers. Close to mall and restaurants. Plenty attractions to be visit that is really close.

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Buffalo
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My family and I spent five days in Kentucky in July 2016. We love visiting historical places, and my oldest son had recently read a biography of Daniel Boone, so this was a definite stop on the vacation itinerary. Entering the park, we saw a nice swimming pool, but we did not swim, so I cannot comment on that. Our... More 

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Thank PutnamCountyMom
Berea, Kentucky
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

This state park was well kept, had a variety of activities, and all staff was friendly! We had a camp site by the river and plenty of shade! There was plenty of room for at RV as well as our tent and even extra room for our games! It had electricity and water hook ups at our sites

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Thank 97angelae
Richmond, Kentucky
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Lots of shade, nice picnic area, pool, camping, historic areas...all in a small park. Nearby trails to hike too. You can visit the Fort nearby and see demonstrations of everything from making lye soap to blacksmithing. It's a good stop if you are passing by the area or if you are a local.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Step back in time and see what it was like to brave the Kentucky wilderness! Always fascinating and a huge hit with the kids!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had the chance to visit the Fort Boonesborough State Park. This was truly an experience. I got to experience how life was during the era of Daniel Boone and the other great explorers. I got to throw a tomahawk and that just made my day.

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Thank Ben N
Berea, Kentucky
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My summer institute classmates and our professor visited the Fort Boonesborough to learn more about the history of the place and take a look at it with our own eyes. It was a wonderful and informative experience. We roamed around the Fort and went inside the wooden structures. We also watched a movie about the Fort and visited the museum... More 

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Thank Aidana A
Lexington, Kentucky
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

You cannot call yourself a true Kentuckian until you have visited Fort Boonesborough state park, nor should you visit ol Caintuck without making a stop here. History comes alive whether you trace the Life of Daniel Boone in the replica fort or walk down to the original spot where he once defended it. The state park offers tours of the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped by and looked it over. Was a little disappointed they would let our little chihuahua on a lease in. But was worth the stop.

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