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?
The Knob Creek Farm, where the Lincoln family lived from 1811 to 1816, was added to the National Park Service by donation on November 6, 2001. The site was purchased in April 2001 with money raised by the National Park Trust, several organizations in Kentucky, and many others.