Things To Know Before You Come
The Memorial Visitor Center, Living Historical Farm and park trails are wheelchair accessible. Assisted listening devices are available upon request. Video is closed captioned. Service animals are welcome. Pets must be kept on a leash and in designated outside areas.
The hiking trails consist of gravel and have moderate inclines in places.
Visit the "National Parks: Accessible to Everyone" website to learn about what opportunities are available in all units of the National Park System for visitors with disabilities and special needs.
Food and drink are not allowed in any of the buildings.
Pets must be kept on a leash and in designated outside areas.
Restrooms, changing stations, drinking fountains and bookstore are available at the Memorial Visitor Center.
Picnic tables are available near the visitor center parking lot and the farm parking lot.
Check out the following links to area visitors bureaus for a list of lodging and dining facilities. The nearest medical facility is in Jasper, Indiana, 20 miles to the north.
Did You Know?
In 1868, a Civil War veteran named William Q. Corbin visited the boyhood home of his former commander-in-chief. Corbin was dismayed by the unkempt appearance of Nancy Hanks Lincoln’s gravesite and wrote a poem. It was among the first known public accounts of the grave’s condition.