The Daniel Boone Experience With Your Grandchild
Learn the legend of Daniel Boone and explore the wilderness of Kentucky alongside your grandchild as you hike, canoe, raft and set out on an evening “owl prowl” with a local expert.
Program No. 17356RJ
5 days
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At a Glance

A Revolutionary War officer, pioneer, explorer, frontiersman and trailblazer, Daniel Boone was one of the first great American folk heroes. Bring an adventurous grandchild along to the Commonwealth of Kentucky, the state Boone settled, to follow in his footsteps, hear tales of his exploits and practice the outdoor skills he used to survive in the uncharted territory of the rugged American frontier.
Activity Level
Outdoor: Spirited
Walking up to 1.5 miles per day on uneven, sometimes steep terrain.

Best of all, you'll ...

  • Based in beautiful Cumberland Falls State Park, head outdoors to take part in archery, rock climbing, canoeing and Class III whitewater rafting.
  • Evening activities include a first-person meeting with a historical interpreter of Daniel Boone and an “owl prowl” in the woods.
  • Learn how to pack for a backpacking weekend using the “Leave No Trace” ethic and study the environmental geology of the Cumberland Plateau.

General Notes

Program is for grandchildren ages 8-12.

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