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FORT BOONESBOROUGH STATE PARK, KY

Fort Boonesborough State Park is the site of Ft. Boonesborough, founded in 1775 by Daniel Boone. A full scale replica of the original fort, complete with living historians is the parks main feature. The park is located in the Central Kentucky Bluegrass Region along the Kentucky River...
Status: Open year round.   Season Dates
Max reservation window: Sat Aug 22 2015   Later Dates

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The park now has WIFI connection capability. The access code can be purchased at the Campground Booth. Variable rates apply:
  • 1 Day - $3.99
  • 3 Day - $9.99
  • 7 Day - $19.99
  • 14 Day - $29.99
  • 30 Day passes are no longer available.

  • Quiet hours are from 11:00pm until 7:00am and no visitors are allowed during this time. Pets must be on a leash. No alcohol, firearms or fireworks. Dumping of sewage and gray water onto the ground is prohibited. Check out time is 1:00pm. In the event two families agree to share a site each camping unit must be registered.

    Please note:

  • The maximum reservation window is 12 months in advance to the date.
  • New Inventory is made available when the call center opens.
  • There is a 1 night minimum stay during the week at all parks.
  • There is a 2 night minimum stay on peak season weekends at all parks with the exception of the Kentucky Horse Park.
  • The minimum stay on peak season weekends at the Kentucky Horse Park is 1 night.
  • Customers may arrive on a Friday or Saturday and stay a minimum of two nights.
  • Customer service is authorized to fill in any empty spaces caused by the 2-night weekend stay rule.
  • Please note the following:

  • Longer minimum night stays are required at most campgrounds during holiday periods.
  • Parks prohibits the importation firewood by campers from any state outside of Kentucky. This is in an effort to help prevent the introduction of the Emerald Ash Borer into the state. Firewood is available for sale in the state park campgrounds. http://parks.ky.gov/regulations/firewood.htm
  • Please note that the Kentucky Department of Parks permits the use of non-licensed vehicles in campgrounds, including golf carts, only by those individuals with a disability. This policy will be enforced for the safety of all guests.
  • Kentucky Campground sites can be occupied by a maximum of 8 occupants. Four (4) adults and children 16 and under are included in the base rate. Each additional adult is $5.00 per night will be collected upon arrival at the park.
  • There is a special 7 day minimum for both The Boonesborough Boogie Car Classic and the Halloween Fest in October of each year. Any reservation that contains any of the dates below must be 7 days or more in length: October 7, 8, 14, 15, 21, 22, 2011.
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    Footnotes: (applicable only where specifically marked above)
    ** Arrival dates earlier than the online-reservation-window may also be available at the campground.
    *** Some sites may be available only from the campground on a first-come-first-served basis.
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    Overview

    Description

    Fort Boonesborough State Park is the site of Ft. Boonesborough, founded in 1775 by Daniel Boone. A full scale replica of the original fort, complete with living historians is the parks main feature. The park is located in the Central Kentucky Bluegrass Region along the Kentucky River and is near to such attractions as the horse farms around Lexington, the arts and crafts of Berea, and White Hall State Historic Site that is only 8 miles away.

    Booking Window
    Sat Aug 23 2014 - Sat Aug 22 2015

    Reservations must be made 1 Days(s) ahead of arrival and can be made up to 12 Month(s) in advance.

    Season Dates

    Season Schedule

    Park Season Start End
    Peak Fri May 23 2014 Mon Sep 01 2014
    Non Peak Tue Sep 02 2014 Tue Sep 30 2014
    Peak Wed Oct 01 2014 Fri Oct 31 2014
    Non Peak Sat Nov 01 2014 Thu May 28 2015
    Peak Fri May 29 2015 Mon Sep 07 2015
    Services and Amenities
    Within Facility
    • Bathhouse
    • Bicycle Riding
    • Bird Watching
    • Boat Ramp
    • Boating
    • Boating, Canoeing
    • Boating, Jon (Paddle)
    • Boating, Kayaking
    • Boating, Pedal
    • Boating, Power
    • Camper Apreciation Weekend
    • Campground Host
    • Camping, Improved Site
    • Camping, Primitive
    • Canoeing
    • Dump Station
    • Fire Rings
    • First Aid Supplies
    • Fishing
    • Fishing River
    • Grills
    • Grocery store
    • Hiking
    • Hiking Trail
    • Historic Sites
    • Historic Structure/Feature
    • Horseshoes
    • Information/Contact Station
    • Jet Skiing
    • Jogging/Running
    • Kentucky River Heritage Weekend
    • Laundry
    • Lifeguards (Seasonal)
    • Maintenance, Facility
    • Meeting Space
    • Museum
    • Newspapers
    • Officer/Ranger Station
    • Parking
    • Picnic Area
    • Picnic Pavilion
    • Picnic Shelter
    • Picnic Tables
    • Picnicking
    • Playground
    • Programs, History
    • Programs, Nature
    • Programs, Recreational
    • Propane
    • Putt-Putt
    • Putt-Putt course
    • Recreation Programs
    • Restrooms
    • Retail, Bait &Tackle
    • Retail, Drinks
    • Retail, Firewood
    • Retail, Ice
    • Retail, Seasonal Concessions
    • Retail, Snacks
    • Retail, Store/Gift Shop
    • Retail, Supplies
    • River/Stream
    • Shelters
    • Showers
    • Skiing - Water
    • Stargazing
    • Sunbathing
    • Swimming - Pool
    • Trails Hiking/Walking easy
    • Volleyball
    • Volleyball Net
    • Walking
    • Water Access, River/Stream
    • Water Drinking
    • Water Skiing
    • Water Slides
    • interpretive trail
    Less Than 1 Mile
    • Moorage
    Within 10 Miles
    • ATM (available in Lodge Lobby)
    • Admin Service, Copying
    • Admin Service, Faxing
    • Canoe Rental
    • Car Rental
    • Churches
    • Dining
    • Emergency Services
    • Fuel, Boats
    • Fuel, Vehicles
    • Golf
    • Golfing
    • Horse Stalls
    • Horseback Riding
    • Hospital
    • Kennel
    • Maintenance, vehicle
    • Medical Clinic
    • Motel
    • Pay Telephone
    • Scenic driving routes
    • Seasonal Festivals
    • Shopping
    • Tennis
    • Tennis Court
    • Town
    • ball field
    Greater Than 10 Miles
    • Airport
    • Antiquing
    • Arboretum
    • Cabins
    • Camping backcountry
    • Cottages
    • Cultural Activities
    • Geological Formations
    • Lodging, Cabins
    • Maintenance, Rv/Camper
    • Mall
    • Musical Performances
    • Nature Center
    • Nature Study
    • Outfitter
    • Sightseeing
    • Trails Hiking Moderate
    • Trails, Difficult Hiking
    • area attraction
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    Getting There
    From I-75 take exit 95, go north on KY 627 for 6 miles and then turn right onto KY 388. The campground is the next left. From I-64 take exit 94 onto KY 1958 for 3 miles. Turn right on KY 627 and go 8 miles. Turn lefton KY 388 and the campground is the next left.
    Contact Information

    Mailing Address:

    FORT BOONESBOROUGH STATE PARK
    4375 Boonesboro Road
    Richmond  KY  40475

    Phone Number:

    Information:  (859)527-3454
    Additional Information