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State Park

Travel back in time at the Fort Boonesborough State Park


See what life was like back in 1775 and how it became important to the establishing of Kentucky.
Enjoy live demonstrations and much more at the Fort Boonesborough. 

The Fort Boonesborough State Park was built by the early Daniel Boone and his men who reached the Kentucky River. It had and still has operating cabins, candle makers, weavers and much more.

See the life of an early American colonist and the back breaking work it took to survive. Watch live demon stations of candle makers, people weaving wool and yarn and live musket firing.  

Enjoy ax throwing and much more at the Fort Boonesborough State Park. See tons of people giving tours and explaining the old way of life all dressed and in character. 

Aside from all there is to do at the fort, there is still tons more to do and experience. There is a swimming pool to relax from a hot day off. There are bird watching areas, where hundreds of different and beautiful birds can be spotted. 

Bring your pole for the excellent fishing along the Kentucky river and streams. Catch bluegill, bass and catfish. 
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Head on over to the miniature golf and test your skills. Enjoy a fun putting game again everyone and see who's got the skills. 

Want to learn more about the area? Head on over to the Kentucky River Museum and learn even more about how the area was established and founded. 

Be sure to visit the Fort Boonesborough State Park for something fun for all. Here they have live tours by people dressed up and in character. Enjoy fishing or swimming in the river. Go on hikes or bird watch to see tons of awesome native wildlife. To learn more head on over to the Fort Boonesborough State Park website.