Department of Parks
Winter Trade Days At Fort Boonesborough Set For Nov. 24-25
RICHMOND, Ky. – Fort Boonesborough State Park will hold its annual Winter Trade Days on Nov. 24-25.
Merchants and traders in 18th century clothing will set up shops in the cabins and blockhouse. All items for sale are typical of things available in the 18th century. Both the Fort Boonesborough Gift Shop and 18th Century Transylvania Store inside the fort will be open also.
Admission is free for this event. The gates will be open Saturday and Sunday For more info on this and all special events at Fort Boonesborough, go to www.fortboonesboroughlivinghistory.org
The campground at Fort Boonesborough is open year-round. Camping reservations are taken during the winter months, Nov. 18-March 14, by calling the park. For more information, call the park at 859-527-3131. Fort Boonesborough is located near Richmond. From I-75, take exit 95 to KY 627. On I-64, exit at Winchester to KY 627.
The Kentucky State Park System is composed of 53 state parks plus an interstate park shared with Virginia. The Department of Parks, an agency of the Commerce Cabinet, operates 17 resort parks with lodges -- more than any other state. Each year, Kentucky parks draw 7 million visitors and contribute $317 million to the economy. For more information on Kentucky parks, visit our Web site at http://www.parks.ky.gov