Plan Your Visit

Living Historical Farm

Living Historical Farm


Are you wanting to learn more about where Abraham Lincoln grew up?

Get ready for a re-created 1820s homestead and memorials; hiking trails and historic walks. Lincoln Boyhood offers countless opportunities for discovery and we hope you
will have fun, make lifelong memories, and develop a deep connection to this special place.

Where to begin? This "Plan Your Visit" section has all kinds of helpful hints about things to do and places to go. Also find information about accessibility, directions & transportation, fees & passes and operating hours & seasons.

Additional tips to ensure a great visit:

  • No lodging is available inside the park but there are several accommodations in nearby communities.
  • Upon arrival, stop by the Memorial Visitor Center for up-to-date information on trail conditions and special programs.
  • Park grounds are open daily from dawn til dusk.

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