The picnic pavilion and picnic area at Abraham Lincoln Birthplace National Historical Park are to be utilized on a first-come, first-served basis. No reservations will be taken nor preferential treatment given to any group, organization, or individual. In order to maintain the use of the picnic shelter and area within the National Park Service guidelines, the following policies will also apply to use of the picnic pavilion and picnic area:
Did You Know?
Abraham Lincoln’s horse was named Old Bob. Old Bob was in the funeral procession for Lincoln on May 4, 1865. He was draped in black with reversed boots at his side in tribute to the President.