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General Burnside State Park

8801 South Highway 27, Burnside, KY 42519
+1 606-561-4104
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Been here more times than I can count

My family has had a place on the lake, just down from Gen Burnside Island, since the 40s, so I grew... read more

Reviewed 30 July 2017
Louisville, Kentucky
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In the middle of nowhere

It's clean, quiet , and near Lake Cumberland. There are no swimming areas or anything in the... read more

Reviewed 30 June 2017
Kathe B
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This 40-acre island in the middle of the Cumberland River is great for fishing.
  • Excellent38%
  • Very good31%
  • Average26%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible0%
19 Jun 2017
“Happened Upon this State Park”
29 Jul 2017
“Been here more times than I can count ”
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8801 South Highway 27, Burnside, KY 42519
+1 606-561-4104
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Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

My family has had a place on the lake, just down from Gen Burnside Island, since the 40s, so I grew up going there. I have seen a lot of changes and always love to come back here. Fun, clean and green! The boat launch...More

Thank tanyap924
Reviewed 30 June 2017 via mobile

It's clean, quiet , and near Lake Cumberland. There are no swimming areas or anything in the campgrounds to cool you off. It is really pretty and relaxing. There is also a golf course and boat ramp. It's also not to far from the town...More

Thank Kathe B
Reviewed 20 June 2017

On our maiden voyage of the RV, we were literally worn out from driving and found this state park to stop. We were fortunate to be taken to a campsite that was a bit isolated, some were literally one next to the other. Bathrooms super...More

Thank TexianTraveler
Reviewed 24 May 2017

This is NOT a criticism of the course itself. In fact, it's in very good shape, the various crews are clearly doing a good job, and the pro shop staff is helpful and friendly. But that apparently comes at a cost. $55.00 for green fees?...More

Thank DaveR3232
Reviewed 3 August 2016

Our family uses the boat launch here - shuttle service when busy - gets busy on holiday weekends. Off-season is perfect here.

Thank Shannon W
Reviewed 23 June 2016

We went for a golf and camp mini vacation. The campground was well attended to but could use an update. That's the only reason it didn't get five stars. Everyone at the campground and golf course was extremely friendly. The golf course is well laid...More

Thank DickReed
Reviewed 10 August 2015 via mobile

If you're looking for a place to golf or a river access point for the boat, Burnside is a great park! Aside from that, it doesn't have much to offer. The pool is closed down, there aren't any trails for running or hiking, there weren't...More

1  Thank Dearashley
Reviewed 27 July 2015

The park is alright, but everything in the park is spaced out so walking would take a while. Theres a golf course, playground, camper site, a dock for boats,randomly places picnic tables, and somewhere in the back is a pond. Its really huge which is...More

1  Thank AbsDee
Reviewed 30 June 2015

We arrived as a group of 12 separate campers (part of a camping club) - they had us booked close to each other. Staff was polite and knowledgeable, clean bathrooms and well maintained lawn. The swimming pool was closed. We will return someday.

Thank Digger309
Reviewed 22 May 2015

I liked the fact it was within a day's drive and not to worn out to enjoy the peaceful, serene setting. Had interesting facts posted along a trail.

Thank ValerieMcNeil
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