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.
Parks Directory of the United States, 5th Edition. © 2007 by Omnigraphics, Inc.
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He details 40 hikes in the Daniel Boone National Forest and in two state parks--Natural Bridge and Cumberland Falls--that are within the national forest.
"One attraction I go to frequently is Cave Run--it's a lake in Daniel Boone National Forest, and it is absolutely gorgeous," Rabchevsky says.
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When he was appointed district ranger of the London Ranger District of the Daniel Boone National Forest in 1983, he was the first African-American district ranger in the South.
In Daniel Boone National Forest, 29 percent of the land is detrimentally affected by legacy coal mining.
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Recent relocations have occurred farther west in the more heavily forested Daniel Boone National Forest.
In 1999, the Forest Service closed 683 of an estimated 800 miles of OHV roads and trails in the Daniel Boone National Forest, effectively eliminating pre-existing access to this area.
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In Kentucky's Daniel Boone National Forest, officials went to unusual lengths to protect that property.