North Carolina Daniel Boone Heritage Trail, Inc.
Sites and Sights To See Along the NC Daniel Boone Heritage Trail
Stand Where He Stood
Come walk in the footsteps of America's pioneer hero, Daniel Boone. Experience the landscape where he lived, hunted, married, and reared his young children during his 21 years in North Carolina. Visit a replica of his cabin along Beaver Creek. Visit the site of the fort where he and his neighbors sought protection during the Cherokee War. See the ruins of the 1753 Moravian settlement where Boone took his ill brother Israel for medical care. See the cave along the Yadkin River where he reportedly lived and hid while fishing and hunting. See the headstones of Daniel Boone's mother and father in Joppa Cemetery. Stand on the campus of Appalachian State University and gaze into the face of Daniel Boone as given form in the most exquisite statue of the man anywhere in the world. And in between all these sites across Northwest North Carolina, visit a host of markers, monuments, and plaques erected over a century to commemorate the legendary life of Daniel Boone.