Due to the forecasted Winter Storm Warning the park will be closed to the public on Friday, December 6, to assure the safety of visitors and park staff. An assessment of conditions will be conducted Saturday morning, December 7.
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?
The Visitor Center was designed to be made out of Indiana materials available in the early 19th century.The handcut limestone came from Bloomington;the state Department of Conservation furnished the native timbers and finished lumber; and the cherry table, chairs, benches,and pews were custom made.