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kentucky State Park


Elevation 872.0
Address General Burnside State Park, 8801 S HIGHWAY 27, Burnside, Kentucky 42519, United States
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Sites 95
Phone 606.561.4104
Weather 59° Moderate Rain
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General Burnside State Park features 95 Reservable campsites perched at an elevation of 872.0ft within the state of Kentucky.

Campers can expect temps to be reaching 59.32 today, with moderate rain and wind gusts up to 13mph.


Campers will find numerous amenities here such as clean showers to rinse off, trash dumps to dispose of waste, clean potable drinking water, electric hookups for recreational vehicles (RV's), along with a multitude of activities.







If you're headed out to General Burnside State Park, remember to reserve your campsite early. Reserve a camping spot.

Area Activities

The surrounding area offers outdoor enthusiasts an opportunity to enjoy some time to relax at local picnicking hotspots, hiking at various nearby trailheads, fishing in area rivers and streams, hunting in the wilderness, biking numerous surrounding trails, and the simple pleasure of being outside.

Area River Conditions

USGS Gauge Streamflow Gauge Height Elevation
South Fk Cumberland River At Leatherwood Ford, Tn
Oct. 15, 2019, 3:30 a.m.
30 cfs 4 ft 884 ft
Cumberland River At Cumberland Falls, Ky
Oct. 3, 2019, 3:30 a.m.
152 cfs 1 ft 835 ft
South Fork Cumberland River Near Stearns, Ky
Oct. 15, 2019, 3:30 a.m.
48 cfs 1 ft 813 ft
Obed River Near Lancing, Tn
Oct. 15, 2019, 3 a.m.
9 cfs 1 ft 932 ft
Clear Creek At Lilly Bridge Near Lancing, Tn
Oct. 15, 2019, 2:45 a.m.
1 cfs 3 ft 1098 ft
Buck Creek Near Shopville, Ky
Oct. 15, 2019, 3:30 a.m.
4 cfs 1 ft 838 ft

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