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Fort Boonesborough State Park

. Description:   reconstructed fort, complete with blockhouses, cabins, furnishings, artisans, Kentucky River Museum with restored lock houses
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How to find: 
Address:
4375 Boonesborough Road
Richmond, KY 40475

Parent Organization:
Kentucky State Parks
Contacts
Phone 859 527-3131
e-mail  mailto:Booncamp@bellsouth.net?subject=Request for Information - Fort Boonesborough
URL
 Kentucky State Parks
http://parks.ky.gov/findparks/recparks/fb/
Hours:
Dates Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
 Apr-Oct daily 9-5:30 9-5:30 9-5:30 9-5:30 9-5:30 9-5:30 9-5:30
Season  Gift shop open winters Wed, Thu, Sun
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Admission:
Criteria
Child

Student

Adult

Senior

Groups

As of JUL 2007
price is for fort tours & river museum
6-12 $4
under 6 free
  $6   10+ $3.50
Special Fees:  Includes admission to Kentucky River Museum
Additional Group Info:
Special Tours & Pricing:
Reservation Contact:
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On Site Features:
What kind of visit you can have:  Tours leave from museum of both fort and nearby sites.  Costumed interpreters interact with visitors
Big Events: Kentucky Corps of Longriflemen (Oct) Suggested Stay:
Period 1778-1820 Type of Site Fort
Buildings: Stockade fort with blockhouses, interior cabins
Interpreters: costumed interpreters and artisans Craftspeople:
Special Programs:
Kid Friendly:
On Site Amenities:
Eating Name/Capacity Hours Type of food
Picnic  3 shelters  grills, playgrounds
Vending/
Snacks
grocery store at campground
Restaurant
Shopping Shop Merchandise Hours
Name gift shop Kentucky crafts, items made in fort Apr-Oct 7 days, 9-5:30
Nov-Mar Wed, Thu, Sun 10-4
Sleeping Description

Capacity/ Availability

Reservations/ Contact

Camping/RV campground with power & water 167 sites no advance reservations
Recreation

Description

Availability Contact
Trails/Hiking  Riverwalk trails    
Athletic Facilities Swimming pool with water slide & children's area    
Other Fishing, boat launch, miniature golf    
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Nearby Attractions:
19 mi Arlington, Cottonburg, Paint Lick, Berea, Winchester, Lexington (25)

Historical

Description

Contact

White Hall SHS home of Lincoln's ambassador to Russia, Cassius Marcellus Clay, with a                         colorful history 500 White Hall Shrine Road
Richmond  KY  40475    
 
Phone  859 623-9178
 
Web Site  http://www.state.ky.us/agencies/parks/whthall.htm
 
Alt Web  http://www.state.ky.us/agencies/parks/news/story4.htm
  Holly Rood Mansion  home of early governor, politician & judge, now open for tours & equipped  for events   28 Beckner Street
  Winchester  KY  40391    
  Phone  859 744-5062
  Web Site  *****
 
Alt Web  http://www.tourwinchester.com/attract2.phtml?id=1
Bluegrass Heritage Museum   34 S Main St
Winchester, KY 40391

 
Waveland SHP established by Bryan family, headed by Daniel Boone's nephew, Greek Revival central house, slave quarters, outbuildings, trotting horse legacy 225 Waveland Museum Lane
Lexington, KY 40514
859 272-3611
Web Site http://www.kystateparks.com/agencies/parks/wavelan2.htm
Henry Clay Estate   120 Sycamore Rd
Lexington, KY 40502
859 266-8581
Kentucky Aviation Roundtable   1059 S Broadway
Lexington, KY 40504
859 259-2863
Bodley-Bullock House Museum   200 Market St
Lexington, KY 40507
859 259-1266
Blue Grass Trust for Historic Preservation   Hunt-Morgan House
201 N Mill St
Lexington, KY 40507
859 233-3290
University of Kentucky Basketball Museum   410 W Vine St
Lexington, KY 40507
Tel: (859) 225-5670
Mary Todd Lincoln House
 
  578 W Main St
Lexington, KY 40507
Tel: (859) 233-9999

Cultural

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Recreational  
Betlterra Casino Resort
 
  401 W Main St
Lexington, KY 40507
859 253-2888
Amusement  
       
Outdoor Recreation  
Shopping

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Nearby Places to Stay:

Address
Contact
Camping/RV  
Kentucky Horse Park Campground 4089 Iron Works Parkway
Lexington KY  40511
859 259-4257

Bed & Breakfast

 
Guerrant Mountain Mission 21 Valentine Court
Winchester KY 40391
859-745-1284
Mint Lick Lodge 5497 Bybee Road
Winchester KY 40391
859 737-1408
Riverhill B&B 661 River Hill Drive
Richmond KY 40475-
859 624-3222
Barnes Mill B&B 1268 Barnes Mill Road
Richmond KY 40475
859 623-5509
Bennett House 419 West Main Street
Richmond KY 40475
859 625-0097
Brand House at Rose Hill 461 North Limestone
Lexington KY 40508
859 226-9464
True Inn 467 West 2nd Street
Lexington KY 40507
859 252-6166
Asbury Rose B&B 203 Asbury Drive
Wilmore KY 40390
859 858-2863
B&B at Silver Springs 3710 Leestown Road
Lexington KY 40511
859 255-1784
Doctor's Inn 617 Chestnut Street
Berea KY 40403
859 986-3042
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Lexington KY 40509
859 263-0777
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Lexington KY 40509
859 263-3100
Econo Lodge 5527 Athens Boonesboro Road
Lexington KY 40509
859 263-5101
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Lexington KY 40509
859 263-5241
Red Roof Inn 100 Canebrake Drive
Lexington KY 40509
859 543-1877
Bel Air Motel 1509 Lexington Road
Richmond KY 40475
859 623-9919
Best West Inn 1751 Lexington Road
Richmond KY 40475
859 623-9121
Budget Inn 1510 West Lexington Avenue
Winchester KY 40391
859 744-3800
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Lexington KY 40509
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Richmond KY 40475
 
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