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General Burnside State Park

8801 South Highway 27, Burnside, KY 42519
+1 606-561-4104
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Happened Upon this State Park

On our maiden voyage of the RV, we were literally worn out from driving and found this state park... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
TexianTraveler
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Texas
State Park golf course at private country club prices

This is NOT a criticism of the course itself. In fact, it's in very good shape, the various crews... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
DaveR3232
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Lexington, Kentucky
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This 40-acre island in the middle of the Cumberland River is great for fishing.
  • Excellent37%
  • Very good35%
  • Average23%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible0%
4 days ago
“Happened Upon this State Park”
3 Aug 2016
“Good boat launch”
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8801 South Highway 27, Burnside, KY 42519
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Reviewed 4 days ago

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 4 weeks ago

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 28 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 1 July 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
Reviewed 28 June 2014 via mobile

One of the best golf courses I have I ever played. Its in really great shape. Lots of sand traps. Design of this course is amazing. The playability was great also. We will definitely play it again!

2  Thank neo1469
Reviewed 26 September 2013

We just loved this course. Found it strange that it was mostly Zoyza grass, being more of a northern golf course. This course was well maintained and a joy to pay. Usually, every course I play has a hole or two that I think are...More

Thank Golfstoomuch
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