Things To Know Before You Come

Here are some things one might want to know before visiting the park. Please look at the other links provided above for additional information.

Abraham Lincoln Birthplace National Historical Park

  • The site is located in the eastern time zone
  • Sturdy footwear is recommended for hiking the trails
  • There are no public telephones located within the park
  • For preservation of park resources, no indoor flash photography is permitted
  • Groups should call for reservations
  • Call for park closures due to inclement weather
  • Mosquitoes, ticks, and poison ivy are common from mid-spring through mid-fall
  • Climate: Summers are hot and humid. Winters are moderately cold with mixed precipitation. Layers of clothing are recommended for fall and winter
  • Visits are typically self-guided
  • Ranger led tours are available during the summer months. Check with information desk for times and location
  • Allow one hour plus to visit the park

Last updated: April 12, 2020

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Mailing Address:

2995 Lincoln Farm Road
Hodgenville, KY 42748


(270) 358-3137

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