• Memorial Visitor Center

    Lincoln Boyhood

    National Memorial Indiana

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.

Spencer County

Dubois County

Perry County


Did You Know?

Member of the Civilian Conservation Corps

Much of the early development of the park was done in the 1930s by members of the Civilian Conservation Corps.One of its most notable accomplishments was the excavation of the Lincoln cabin hearthstones.Pictures of the stones and articles on the discovery appeared in numerous newspapers in 1934.