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GENERAL BURNSIDE STATE PARK, KY

General Burnside Island State Park was named for the sideburn-whiskered Civil War General Ambrose Burnside. Burnside led patrols along the Cumberland River,circling this 400-acre island to keep watch for Confederate soldiers. The only island park in the Kentucky state park system...
Status: Open through Fri Oct 31 2014   Season Dates
Max reservation window: Thu Jul 30 2015   Later Dates

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Alerts and Important Information
The swimming pool will be closed until further notice. Nothing over 30 amps for sites 84 - 94

Please note:

  • The maximum reservation window is 12 months in advance to the date.
  • New Inventory is made available when the call center opens.
  • There is a 1 night minimum stay during the week at all parks.
  • There is a 2 night minimum stay on peak season weekends at all parks with the exception of the Kentucky Horse Park.
  • The minimum stay on peak season weekends at the Kentucky Horse Park is 1 night.
  • Customers may arrive on a Friday or Saturday and stay a minimum of two nights.
  • Customer service is authorized to fill in any empty spaces caused by the 2-night weekend stay rule.
  • Please note the following:

  • Longer minimum night stays are required at most campgrounds during holiday periods.
  • Parks prohibits the importation firewood by campers from any state outside of Kentucky. This is in an effort to help prevent the introduction of the Emerald Ash Borer into the state. Firewood is available for sale in the state park campgrounds.http://parks.ky.gov/regulations/firewood.htm
  • Please note that the Kentucky Department of Parks permits the use of non-licensed vehicles in campgrounds, including golf carts, only by those individuals with a disability. This policy will be enforced for the safety of all guests.
  • Kentucky Campground sites can be occupied by a maximum of 8 occupants. Four (4) adults and children 16 and under are included in the base rate. Each additional adult is $5.00 per night will be collected upon arrival at the park.
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    Primitive 102-110 Tent 8 Accessible
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    Sites 1-15, 51-94 Standard Electric 8 Accessible 50 Back-In
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    Sites 1-15, 51-94 Standard Electric 8 Accessible 50 Back-In
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    Sites 1-15, 51-94 Standard Electric 8 Accessible 38 Back-In
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    Sites 1-15, 51-94 Standard Electric 8 Accessible 32 Back-In
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    Footnotes: (applicable only where specifically marked above)
    ** Arrival dates earlier than the online-reservation-window may also be available at the campground.
    *** Some sites may be available only from the campground on a first-come-first-served basis.
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    Overview

    Description

    General Burnside Island State Park was named for the sideburn-whiskered Civil War General Ambrose Burnside. Burnside led patrols along the Cumberland River,circling this 400-acre island to keep watch for Confederate soldiers. The only island park in the Kentucky state park system.

    Booking Window
    Thu Jul 31 2014 - Thu Jul 30 2015

    Reservations must be made 1 Days(s) ahead of arrival and can be made up to 12 Month(s) in advance.

    Season Dates

    Season Schedule

    Park Season Start End
    Peak Fri May 23 2014 Mon Sep 01 2014
    Non Peak Tue Sep 02 2014 Tue Sep 30 2014
    Peak Wed Oct 01 2014 Fri Oct 31 2014
    Non Peak Wed Apr 01 2015 Thu May 28 2015
    Peak Fri May 29 2015 Mon Sep 07 2015
    Services and Amenities
    Within Facility
    • Admin Service, Coping
    • Admin Service, Faxing
    • Bathhouse
    • Bird Watching
    • Boating
    • Boating, Power
    • Camping, Improved Site
    • Camping, Primitive
    • Dump Station
    • Fire Rings
    • Fish Cleaning Station
    • Fishing park lake
    • Golf
    • Grills
    • Horseshoe Pits
    • Horseshoes
    • Jet-Skiing
    • Laundry
    • Office/Ranger Station
    • Photography
    • Picnic Area
    • Picnic Shelter
    • Picnic Tables
    • Picnicking
    • Playground
    • Programs, Recreational
    • Restrooms
    • Retail, Firewood
    • Retail, Ice
    • Retail, Seasonal Concessions
    • Shelters
    • Skiing - Water
    • Walking
    • Water Skiing
    • Wildlife Viewing
    Less Than 1 Mile
    • ATM (available in Lodge Lobby)
    • Churches
    • Dining
    • Dock, Boat
    • First Aid Supplies
    • Fuel, Boats
    • Fuel, Vehicles
    • Grocery store
    • Marina
    • Newspapers
    • Rent Jet Skis
    • Retail, Drinks
    • Retail, Snacks
    Greater Than 1 Mile
    • Antiquing
    • Putt-Putt
    • Retail, Bait & Tackle
    • Retail, Supplies
    • Sightseeing
    • Waterfall
    • Whitewater Rafting
    Within 10 Miles
    • Airport.
    • Car Rental
    • Catering
    • Jogging/Running
    • Kennel
    • Lodging group facilities
    • Maintenance, Rv/Camper
    • Maintenance, vehicle
    • Mall
    • Meeting Space
    • Propane
    • Restaurant
    • Seasonal Festivals
    • Shopping
    • Town
    Greater Than 10 Miles
    • Cabins
    • Emergency Services
    • Fish Hatchery
    • Hiking
    • Historic Sites
    • Hospital
    • Information/Contact Station
    • Lodging, Cabins
    • Medical Clinic
    • Motel
    • Musical Performances
    • Trails Hiking Moderate
    • Trails Hiking/Walking easy
    • Trails, Difficult Hiking
    • Water Access, Reservoir
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    Getting There
    General Burnside Island State Park is located in Burnside,8 miles south of Somerset on US 27.
    Contact Information

    Mailing Address:

    GENERAL BURNSIDE STATE PARK
    P.O. Box 488/8801 South Hwy 27
    Burnside   KY  42519

    Phone Number:

    Information:  (606)561-4104
    Additional Information