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New Year's Day - Sunday, January 1
Park is closed for the holiday.

Martin Luther King, Jr. Birthday - Monday, January 16


Abraham Lincoln Birthday - Sunday, February 12
A wreath laying ceremony will be conducted by park staff at 10:00 A.M. EST to honor the 208th birthday of Abraham Lincoln.


National Park Day - Saturday, March 25


National Park Week - April 15 - 23
An annual Presidential proclaimed week for the celebration and recognition of your National Parks.

Junior Ranger Day - Saturday April 22. The park will celebrate National Junior Ranger Day with events all day.


Memorial Day - Monday, May 29
Park will go to summer schedule and be open daily from 9:00 A.M. until 5:00 P.M. EDT.
Interpretive programs given daily, check with information desk for times and location.

Lincoln Boyhood Home at Knob Creek will be staffed daily from 9:00 A.M. until 5:00 P.M. EDT.


Independence Day - Tuesday, July 4


Founders Day - Friday, August 25
The National Park Service was created on this date in 1916. Founders Day is an opportunity for parks to show our pride, connect with our visitors, and reflect on the importance of the National Park Service mission.


Labor Day - Monday, September 4
Park will go to winter schedule and be open daily from 9:00 A.M. until 5:00 P.M. ET.
The Visitor Center and Memorial Building close at 5:00 P.M. ET.

The grounds of Abraham Lincoln Boyhood Home Unit at Knob Creek will be open daylight hours year-round with interpretive staff Saturday and Sunday only September 5 through October 29: 9:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M. ET

Walk Through Lincoln's Life - September 6 and 7
An educational curriculum based event for school children and adults. The public is invited.

U. S. Constitution Week - Monday, September 11
Marks the anniversary of the U. S. Constitution being written, signed, and approved in 1787.

Public Lands Day - Saturday, September 30
Is the nation's largest hands-on volunteer effort to improve and enhance the public lands that Americans enjoy.


Veterans Day - Friday, November 10

Thanksgiving Day - Thursday, November 23
Park is closed for the holiday.


Christmas Day - Monday, December 25
Park is closed for the holiday.


All events listed will take place at the Birthplace Unit on US 31E three miles south of Hodgenville, KY. The park operates on Eastern Time.

The Boyhood Home Unit at Knob Creek is located on US 31E six miles north of Hodgenville, KY.

For additional information call (270) 358-3137.

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Mailing Address:

2995 Lincoln Farm Road
Hodgenville, KY 42748


(270) 358-3137

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