998 Levi Jackson Mill Road, London Kentucky 40744
This park commemorates what may be the most significant trail in the westward expansion of the pioneer era; between 1775-1800, more than 300,000 people traversed Boone's Trace and the Wilderness Trail, both of which run through the park. Portions of these trails can still be traveled on 8 1/2 miles of park hiking trails.
The gravesites of Freeman and of Levi Jackson are located within the 800-acre park, as are McHargue's Mill and a recreated pioneer settlement, the Mountain Life Museum. Other facilities include a year-round public campground, swimming pool with waterslides, miniature golf, tennis courts, picnic areas and playground, a 1,500-seat amphitheatre, and planned recreation.
The park is open daily, year-round, with a closure for one week during the Christmas holiday; other facilities operate seasonally, call for schedule.
Other Kentucky State Parks nearby:
(Buckhorn) Buckhorn Lake State Resort Park
(Corbin) Cumberland Falls State Resort Park
(Jamestown) Lake Cumberland State Resort Park
(London) Levi Jackson Wilderness Road State Park
(Pineville) Pine Mountain State Resort Park
12/04 Coming to The London area
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Abbey Road on the River Louisville KY May23-27 Attracting over 30,000 attendants to Louisville's Belvedere, Abbey Road on the River is the largest Beatles festival in the United States.