Daniel Boone Park

Daniel Boone Park

2901 Kanawha Boulevard E.

Charleston WV 25311

phone: (304) 348-6860

Hours: Opens Daylight,

Closes at dusk


Daniel Boone Park is operated by the City of Charleston West Virginia Parks and Recreation Department.

Daniel Boone Park is located in Eastern limits of Charleston WV on US Route 60 along the bank of the Kanawha River.

A roadside marker and stone monument mark the entrance to Daniel Boone Park, telling of Daniel Boone and his life, times and accomplishments in the Kanawha Valley.

Namesake for the park Daniel Boone lived in the Kanawha Valley in the late 1700’s, was a member of the Virginia assembly.

His cabin was across the river a short distance east of Charleston.

Near the Daniel Boone marker is the historic Daniel Boone Cave.

This multi use facility in Central Kanawha County WV provides a wide variety of amenities that include;

  • Fishing
  • Boat Ramp
  • Playground
  • Green Space
  • Walking Paths
  • Bird Watching
  • Free parking
  • Adjacent to the Craik-Patton House


Life and times of Daniel Boone

Born November 2, 1734, Died October 22, 1734, Spouse Rebecca Bryan Boone, Nine Children  
Virginia Pioneer from 1788 to 1799 
Lt. Col. Of Kanawha Militia 1789
Participated in process to organize of Kanawha County
Delegate to Virginia Assembly 1791
Erected by Kanawha Valley Chapter Daughters of American Revolution 1928

Daniel Boone Park

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