CampgroundsKentuckyParks Tag: Carter Caves State Resort Park

Camping At Carter Caves State Resort Park In Kentucky

Carter Caves State Resort Park, established in 1946 and spanning nearly 2,000 acres near Olive Hill, Kentucky, offers a diverse array of activities and accommodations.   The park features a lodge, cottages, a mini-golf course, a swimming pool, gem mining, a campground, miles of hiking trails, and cave tours. There’s something for everyone to enjoy. […]

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Camping At Fort Boonesborough State Park In Kentucky

Fort Boonesborough State Park, encompassing 332 acres near Richmond, Kentucky, was established in 1963. The park aims to preserve Kentucky’s second settlement, Fort Boonesborough, which has been reconstructed as a functioning fort complete with cabins, furnishings, blockhouses, craft shops, and a museum. The fort, a short drive from the campground, is open Wednesday through Sunday […]

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Exploring Fort Boonesborough In Kentucky

Fort Boonesborough, founded by Daniel Boone in 1775, was abandoned in 1778 after enduring a Shawnee attack. It has since been reconstructed as a functioning fort complete with cabins, furnishings, blockhouses, craft shops, and a museum. Established in 1963, Fort Boonesborough State Park officially includes the fort. Resident artisans perform craft demonstrations and live reenactments, […]

HikingKentuckyParks Tag: Lake Malone State Park

Hiking At Lake Malone State Park In Kentucky

Lake Malone State Park, located near Dunmor in southern Kentucky, is a delightful destination. This park encompasses Lake Malone, which is surrounded by striking sandstone bluffs. Hikers can explore several trails that showcase Mountain Laurel, holly, dogwoods, wildflowers, and a small waterfall. Along these trails, they will also encounter scenic views of the lake and […]