Fort Boonesborough in Kentucky

Visit Fort Boonesborough in 2019

Take in the historical sights and immerse yourself in the past. Fort Boonesborough is complete with cabins, blockhouses, and furnishings. Moreover, enjoy craft demonstrations as you get a glimpse of what life was like for pioneers.

Fort Boonesborough is a historical Kentucky state park in Richmond. It’s known for the fort founded by Daniel Boone following the crossing of the Kentucky River on April 1, 1775.

Hours of Operation and Admission

April 5 – October 31
Wednesday to Sunday
9 AM – 5 PM

• Adults $8
• Children (6 to 12) $5
• Children under 6 free

Upcoming Events

Fort Boonesborough hosts fun, as well as, educational events focused on settler activities. Find a little something for everyone!

Egg-citing Easter Fest

The Easter Bunny is coming to Richmond. The Fort is hosting Easter celebrations April 12 – 14. Visitors can participate in an Easter Egg Hunt. Also, enjoy a variety of fun activities such as bingo, Easter crafts, and free putt-putt. Please note, this event is for registered campers only.

Women on the Frontier 2019

Engage in settler activities where women played a crucial role. Most importantly, learn new practical skills and historical facts about the women on the frontier.

The whole family can participate in this interactive event. Pay the regular Fort admission to participate in the program.

Women on the Frontier dates

April 13 – April 14
Saturday and Sunday
9 AM – 5 PM

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