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



The 2018 Salt Festival at Big Bone Lick State Historic Site was held October 19-21 and was another huge success, as record crowds attended the event (over 3,000 visitors the […]

2018 Salt Festival


Friends of Big Bone participated in the "2018 Great Outdoors Weekend" event at Big Bone Lick on September 29th.  The annual event was a huge success, with well over 200 […]

2018 Great Outdoors Weekend


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


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