• Nifong Park
  • Nifong Park
  • Nifong Fishing Lake
    Nifong Lake
  • Nifong Park
  • Nifong Animal Barn
  • Cosmo Corner at Nifong Park Aerial
  • Nifong Historic Village
  • Nifong Playground
  • Maplewood Barn at Nifong Park
  • Nifong Park trail
  • Gehrke Shelter in Nifong Park
  • Nifong Park swings

Nifong Park

Official Park Name: Frank G. Nifong Memorial Park

2900 E. Nifong Blvd.

Directions Large Map

Acres: 58 acres

Park Hours: 6 am to 11 pm; Fishing Hours: 4:30 am to 11 pm

Nature Trail Miles: 1.3 miles, dirt

Maps & Documents

Map of Nifong Parkopens PDF file

2900 E. Nifong Blvd. (North entrance)
3700 Ponderosa St. (East entrance)

Park Amenities

Boone County History & Culture Center

Boone Junction Historical Village*


  • Fishing Lake

Maplewood Home and Grounds

Picnic Areas

Restrooms (seasonal: open April 15 to Oct. 15)


Nifong Park is known for its historical properties. It is home to the Boone  County History & Culture Center, the historical Village at Boone Junction, and Maplewood Home and grounds. The Maplewood Barn Theater hosts live shows, and the park is host to the annual Heritage Festival. The park also has a reservable shelter, fishing lake and dock, playground, picnic areas, and restrooms.

Cosmo Corner at Nifong Park Dedication

Date: June 8, 2017
Dedication Programopens PDF file

Ribbon cutting at Cosmo Corner at Nifong Park dedication

Maplewood Barn Dedication

Date: May 6, 2012
Dedication Programopens PDF file

Ribbon cutting at Maplewood Barn Theater dedication at Nifong Park

Capital Improvement Projects