Daniel Boone National Forest


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Daniel Boone National Forest

Address:1700 Bypass Rd
Winchester, KY 40391

Phone:859-745-3100
Fax:859-744-1568
Web: www.fs.fed.us/r8/boone
Size: 706,000 acres.
Location:Eastern Kentucky. Accessible by I-75 and I-64. Nearby cities/towns include Lexington, London, Morehead, and Stanton.
Facilities:20 campgrounds, 3 group camps, picnic sites, swimming beaches, marinas, boat ramps, trails.
Activities:Camping, hunting, fishing, boating, swimming, water-skiing, hiking, horseback riding, rock climbing, spelunking.
Special Features:Rugged land characterized by steep slopes, narrow valleys, and cliffs. Attractions include Lake Cumberland, Cave Run Lake, Laurel River Lake, and Red River Gorge Geological Area, containing more than 100 major natural arches and unusual vegetation. Cumberland Falls and Natural Bridge state resort parks (see separate entries in Kentucky State Parks section) are within the proclamation boundary of the forest.

See other parks in Kentucky.
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Daniel Boone National Forest is a home to a vast variety of species, including black bears, deer and migratoiy birds, as well as unique populations of salamanders and mussels.
Habitat use by Corynorhinus townsendii virginianus in the Daniel Boone National Forest.
Fish and Wildlife Services Deputy Regional Director, hiked with biologists from three agencies in the Daniel Boone National Forest, it only took a few minutes to understand why the white-haired goldenrod could be removed from the list of federally protected plants.
Recent relocations have occurred farther west in the more heavily forested Daniel Boone National Forest.
On Bell Farm, part of Daniel Boone National Forest in McCreary County, the planting of 7,000 red oak seedlings across 35 acres is expected to benefit a variety of endangered and threatened species, including the fresh water mussel, Indiana bat, and red-cockaded woodpecker.
townsendii) that inhabits the Daniel Boone National Forest (Barbour and Davis, 1969).
In Kentucky's Daniel Boone National Forest, officials went to unusual lengths to protect that property.
Daniel Boone National Forest, Kentucky: Fire managers this year activated their Incident Command team, normally used for fire suppression, to conduct a major prescribed-fire effort for defueling purposes.
Contract Awarded for Janitorial services for the morehead office and one shop area located on the cumberland ranger district of the daniel boone national forest in rowan county, kentucky
Forest Service acquired land for the 607,000-acre Daniel Boone National Forest in Kentucky, a multitude of water-quality problems came with the deed.
Presently, ASPI is crusading against off-road-vehicle abuse of the Daniel Boone National Forest.