Benjamin Franklin Big Bone Lick is Boone County's unpolished gem or diamond in the rough when it comes to history and prehistory. It is Kentucky's own segue to our young […]

Big Bone History



A man passes from this life to the next and in doing so often leaves an empty space, so it is with Donald E. Clare: historian, preservationist, musician, writer, and […]

Farewell to Don Clare


FLORENCE – Is Big Bone Lick a local recreational park or hallowed scientific ground? Depends upon whom you ask, actually. But the truth is, it’s really both. “We (Northern Kentuckians) […]

Historical Reverence


A chilly but great weekend for the 29th annual Salt Festival. A full pioneer village, crafts, vendors, live music, salt making, and so much more! A great turnout this year!

Salt Festival 2015



Big Bone Lick has many hiking trails for all levels of outdoors person. Any time of year is a great time to explore Big Bone.

Views of Big Bone


Be a Part of Something Mammoth- video promotional http://www.friendsofbigbone.org/fbb/wp-content/uploads/2015/08/Something-Mammoth-HD.mp4

Something Mammoth video


July 17, 2015 Big Bone Lick will host an event Saturday celebrating the rich history of the site and the incredible journey of Mary Draper Ingles. The event recognizes the 260th […]

A Historic Escape