9 Things to do in Daniel Boone National Forest


There is so much to do in the Daniel Boone National Forest. Whether you are looking for waterfalls, hiking trails, natural arches, a historic mining, scenic railroad trips or a visit to where Kentucky Fried Chicken was born, you can find it all in this beautiful area of Kentucky!

9 Things to do in Daniel Boone National Forest

9 Things to do in Daniel Boone National Forest

Daniel Boone National Forest is located along the Cumberland Plateau in the Appalachian foothills of eastern Kentucky. The forest encompasses over 707,000 acres of mostly rugged terrain. The land is characterized by steep forested ridges dissected by narrow ravines and over 3,400 miles of sandstone cliffs. Daniel Boone National Forest is one of the most heavily used forests in the South, with over 5 million visitors annually. People come here to backpack, camp, picnic, rock climb, boat, ride and relax. Daniel Boone is comprised of four ranger districts: Cumberland, London, Stearns and Redbird.

For more information about each destination, just click on the picture or the title! You can check out the map at the bottom to find out how to get to each place!

Natural Arch

Dog Slaughter Falls

Eagle Falls


Cumberland Falls

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Yahoo Falls & Stone Arch


Devil’s Jump Overlook

Devils Jump Overlook

Blue Heron Mining Community


Big South Fork Historic Railway

Big South Fork Railway

Sanders Cafe and Museum

Sanders Cafe and Museum

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