Kentucky Tourism

Fort Boonesborough Richmond, KY


Fort Boonesborough State Park
4375 Boonesboro Rd.
Richmond, KY 40475
Park Manager: Rob Minerich
BoatingCampingFishingHikingMini GolfPlaygroundsSwimmingWildlife Viewing

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.

Boone Society

The Boone Society was formed as a reference service for researchers, a conduit for genealogists, clearing-house for bibliographical works, and to host the biennial Boone Family Reunion.

Please visit their website here.


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.  Call 859-527-3454 or click here to email inquiries.

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A junior Olympic-size swimming pool features a water slide, misty fountain, and children’s area. A sand beach is available for sunbathing.

While at the pool enjoy your favorite treats from the snack bar!

Pool Hours

+ / -   May 23 to June 7

+ / -   June 8 to September 6


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.
• April 1 - 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