Department of Parks
Boat Ramp Parking Shuttle To Start At General Burnside Island State Park
BURNSIDE, Ky. – The Kentucky State Parks will be offering a parking shuttle service to Lake Cumberland boaters who use the boat ramp at General Burnside Island State Park starting with the Memorial Day weekend.
The service will run on weekends (Saturdays and Sundays) and holidays from dawn to sundown. It will make stops at the parking lot near the community pool, the park and ride lot that was created to handle overflow parking and the boat ramp that has been extended and will be open for this weekend. The ramp at Lake Cumberland State Resort Park at Jamestown is also open.
Burnside is one of 20 ramps around Lake Cumberland that will be open for the holiday weekend. For more information and directions to boat ramp locations around Lake Cumberland, visit http://tourism.ky.gov/lakecumberland2007.htm
For more information, call General Burnside Island State Park at 606-561-3625.
The Kentucky State Park System is composed of 53 state parks plus an interstate park shared with Virginia. The Department of Parks, an agency of the Commerce Cabinet, operates 17 resort parks with lodges -- more than any other state. Each year, Kentucky parks draw 7 million visitors and contribute $317 million to the economy. For more information on Kentucky parks, visit our Web site at http://www.parks.ky.gov