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A Natural Wonder

We really enjoyed the park and felt it was an experience we’d like to share so we took our Adult... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
OmaBonnie
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Dayton
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beautiful park and lots of trails, arches, and activities

We really enjoyed all the trails, overlooks, arches, and waterfalls that were in this park... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Seasidesewing
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Bishopville, Maryland
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Boat, fish, hike and hunt to your heart's content in this scenic national forest.
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Winchester, KY 40376
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We really enjoyed the park and felt it was an experience we’d like to share so we took our Adult Children and 5 grandchildren (9-16) on day 2. The educational center was informative and a pleasure to walk through. The trip to Chimney Rock on...More

1  Thank OmaBonnie
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We really enjoyed all the trails, overlooks, arches, and waterfalls that were in this park. Several of the roads are not paved (crushed rock with lots of pot holes/mud) so even though they were only 1-2 miles long they could take 15-30 minutes to drive...More

1  Thank Seasidesewing
Reviewed August 8, 2018 via mobile

Gorgeous! Smell the fresh air and pine trees. Nature at its best. Great for those who truly enjoy nature. Buy a carved walking stick from a Kentucky native on the way in. He will tell you about the methods & the types of wood &...More

Thank Kathy C
Reviewed August 7, 2018

Natural beauty without crowds on a Tuesday. Enough roads to spend a day on and enough hiking for much longer.

Thank mikeyd1951
Reviewed June 13, 2018

My husband gets bored in one place too long and we spent 3 1/2 days there and he loved every minute of it! We hiked everyday, did some biking and were going to kayak but just ran out of time. Natural Bridge and Lover's Leap...More

3  Thank klynn1973
Reviewed May 17, 2018

We decided to drive through some of the 780,000 acre forest. The forest offers rock climbing, hiking, camping, fishing, horseback riding, picnicking, scenic views, and so much more. We stopped on the side of the road to walk around some areas and also made stops...More

Thank cheryl h
Reviewed April 30, 2018

I can't believe we would drive by this amazing park on our way to the Smokies every year. No longer do we need to drive the extra 2 hours; this place is beautiful. Every trail we hiked was a special treat with either a unique...More

3  Thank Nortymomma
Reviewed January 28, 2018

Daniel Boone National Forest is one of the finest attractions that the Bluegrass State has to offer. Thousands of acres of untouched wilderness with tons of hiking trails, and a wide variety of tourists attractions. Plenty of nearby food offering a taste of southern and...More

3  Thank Brad W
Reviewed January 3, 2018 via mobile

The location states "near Winchester " but this natural jewel is so huge that it's easily accessible in several locations off I-75 starting in southern Kentucky. Cumberland Falls State park is nestled within the forest. Some of my posted pics are from that area, others...More

2  Thank Nicole M
Reviewed July 10, 2017

We visited the Forest and surrounding area. We also stayed in the Hemlock Lodge in the park. We took the Skylift up to the Natural Bridge. The ride up was relaxing, peaceful and beautiful. It was a very warm day and the bugs were particularly...More

8  Thank Laraine322
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Josh W
May 25, 2018|
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Response from cheryl h | Reviewed this property |
I didn't see any when we were there so I googled the Daniel Boone National Forest and found the following: " Dogs are allowed throughout the forest; they are not allowed in forest buildings. Dogs must be on no more than a 6... More
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May 13, 2018|
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Response from Nortymomma | Reviewed this property |
YES! We rented this awesome cabin on airbnb. I can't leave the link because Trip Advisor does not allow it but search Shipping Container Cabin in Slade, KY and you should find it. It was close to the park and was really... More
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schneider316
July 2, 2017|
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Response from Chaminn T | Reviewed this property |
We stayed in a cabin from red river gorgeous and they allowed pets.
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