Kentucky Tourism

Fort Boonesborough Richmond, KY


Fort Boonesborough State Park
4375 Boonesboro Rd.
Richmond, KY 40475
Park Manager: Rob Minerich
BoatingCampingFishingHikingMini GolfPlaygroundsSwimmingWildlife Viewing
May 26 - May 30, 2016
Spring Trade Days
May 28 - May 29, 2016

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 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 to make a reservation.


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

Open Memorial Day through Labor Day Wednesday through Saturday 10:30 – 6:00 and Sunday 12:30 to 6:00.  Closed on Mondays and Tuesdays.

**Please call ahead to confirm pool hours which are determined by seasonal help availability. Lifeguard-protected.


Ages 3 to 12: $4
13 & up: $5
Campers: $4
Seniors: $4

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.

Nov. 1 - Mar. 30, the fort is open 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Fri., Sat., & Sun.
***No Interpreters during the off season.***
• Adults $2
• Children (6 to 12) $1
• Children under 6 free

April 6 - 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