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Daniel Boone National Forest

Winchester, KY 40376
+1 859-745-3100
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Immense forest, beautiful from end to end

The location states "near Winchester " but this natural jewel is so huge that it's easily... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Nicole M
Williamsburg, Kentucky
via mobile
Skylift was awesome!

We visited the Forest and surrounding area. We also stayed in the Hemlock Lodge in the park. We... read more

Reviewed 10 July 2017
Saint Charles, Illinois
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Boat, fish, hike and hunt to your heart's content in this scenic national forest.
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  • Very good23%
  • Average8%
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The location states "near Winchester " but this natural jewel is so huge that it's easily accessible in several locations off I-75 starting in southern Kentucky. Cumberland Falls State park is nestled within the forest. Some of my posted pics are from that area, others...More

Thank Nicole M
Reviewed 10 July 2017

We visited the Forest and surrounding area. We also stayed in the Hemlock Lodge in the park. We took the Skylift up to the Natural Bridge. The ride up was relaxing, peaceful and beautiful. It was a very warm day and the bugs were particularly...More

Thank Laraine322
Reviewed 19 June 2017 via mobile

Our family visited the Red River Gorge area of the Daniel Boone National Forest. We spent 3 days hiking and exploring caves, arches and waterfalls. There was still a lot we did not see. Some hikes are quite strenuous so make sure to always carry...More

1  Thank Chaminn T
Reviewed 16 June 2017 via mobile

It was worth the time just to relax and get away from all of the electronic devises we seem to be attached to. It reminded me of just how beautiful Kentucky is.

Thank I1113BZmichaelb
Reviewed 12 June 2017 via mobile

Its beautiful country. Plenty of places for picneks. A bunch of different places to fish. Some nice atv and horse trails. The lake is nice for boating. Has a sand beach for swimming.

1  Thank Joshua R
Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

My husband and I stopped here to camp for the night and it was wonderful! The sites aren't right on top of each other and the bathrooms are clean. The staff was friendly and helpful; if we ever drive down again we would definitely stay...More

Thank CMalevitis
Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

Live Daniel Boone National Forest because I love the outdoors, hiking the trails yet many nice places (cabins) to stay if your not a camper. The Natural Bridge State Lodge has great food.

Thank BG N
Reviewed 1 May 2017

The nature of Daniel Boone Forest is out of this world. I visited two parks within the forest, Red River Gorge and Natural Bridge State Park. This area is beautiful with diversity in wildlife, and trees.

Thank kimaxh
Reviewed 1 April 2017

I visited in the winter. I would love to return in the other seasons and experience all this National Forest has to offer. Lots of things to do and see. Could use a few more trail markers.

Thank Ann M
Reviewed 20 March 2017

I love the Daniel Boone Forest and spend many hours here. The forest in huge and takes up most of Kentucky. There are different parts in other counties. I would recommend calling the forest service and getting maps.

Thank CathyMosier
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2 July 2017|
Response from Chaminn T | Reviewed this property |
We stayed in a cabin from red river gorgeous and they allowed pets.
Jessica F
24 January 2017|
Response from Wildkat52 | Reviewed this property |
If you have only 1 hour, I'm not sure if you can really do much of anything as far as hiking goes. Perhaps you can drive over to Natural Bridge State Park and hike one of the shorter trails. Like straight up to the Bridge... More