• Cabin at the Lincoln Living Historical Farm

    Lincoln Boyhood

    National Memorial Indiana

News Releases

In compliance with the Federal Lands Recreation Act of 2004, Lincoln Boyhood National Memorial is seeking public comment on entrance fee rate increases proposed to become effective in 2015.The current fees are $3.00 per person, $5.00 per family, and the charge for an annual park pass is $10.00. A phased approach is being proposed with an increase to $20 for the annual park pass, $10 per vehicle, and $5 per person in 2015 and a subsequent increase in 2017 to $30 for annual park pass, $15 per vehicle or $7 per person.The current park fees have been in effect since 1998.

Entrance fees are not charged to persons under 16 years of age or holders of the America the Beautiful National Parks and Federal Recreational Senior, Access or Military Passes. These passes may be obtained at the Park.

"We are committed to keeping the park affordable but we also want to provide visitors with the best possible experience," said Lincoln Boyhood National Memorial Superintendent Kendell Thompson. "The money from entrance fees is used to improve facilities, infrastructure, and visitor services." Past project completed with fee revenue have included the rehabilitation of the museum in the Memorial Visitor Center and the production of the orientation film.

Lincoln Boyhood National Memorial is a strong economic engine for the surrounding area. in 2012, more than 125,000 park visitors contributed $2.5 million to the local economy and supported nearly 90 jobs related to tourism.

Persons interested in providing comments on the proposed rate increases can direct them to: Park Superintendent, Lincoln Boyhood National Memorial, P.O. Box 1816, Lincoln City, IN 47552

The Memorial will also accept comments via e-mail at LIBO_Superintendent @nps.gov. Please include your name and return addrss if you would like to receive information about this project. Comments must be received by March 1, 2015.

December 3, 2014
Proposed Fee Increase
Seeking public comment on entrance fee rate increases proposed to become effective in 2015

November 7, 2014
Illumination Evenings
Enjoy the cabin atmosphere lit by candle and lamps.

November 7, 2014
Thanksgiving

October 22, 2014
Better Angels - special screening

August, 2014
Hours of Operation

July, 2014
2014 Bird Survey

January 29, 2014
Untold Civil War

September 18, 2013
Hours of Operation

July 25, 2013
Hours of Operation

May 23,2013
Teaching with Historic Places

May 13, 2013
Why In the Road

April 1, 2013
YCC Applications Accepted

April 1, 2013
Farm open for the season

April 1, 2013
National Park Week - Fee Free

Decemer 22, 2012
Hartzog Award Winner

September 24, 2012
Public Lands Day

June 19, 2012
50th Anniversary

June 8, 2012
Frontier "Blab" School to be Held at Lincoln Boyhood National Memorial

May 15, 2012
Thanking America's Armed Forces - Military Annual Pass

January 17, 2012
National Park Foundation Awards 2012 Impact Grant to Lincoln Boyhood National Memorial

January 24, 2012
Farm Workshops

May, 2011
Kids Day

May, 2011
Jack Kroeger Prints

January 20, 2011
Farm Workshops

January 6, 2011
Fee Free Days 2011

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