Vincennes, IN 47591
The George Rogers Clark National Historical Park is located within the city of Vincennes, Indiana. Evansville is approximately 50 miles to the south and Terre Haute is approximately 50 miles to the north. Highway 41 provides good roads from the north or south. Highway 50 provides access from the east and west. From Hwy 50 east and west or from Hwy 41 from the north use the 6th Street exit. On Hwy 41 from the South use the Willow Street exit. From there follow the blue directional signs for the park.
The weather in the area is quite typical for the Midwest. The average temperature for the winter months is the mid-30s, but the summers can often be hot and humid with temperatures reaching into the 90s.
Entrance Fee - $0.00
There is no fee to tour George Rogers Clark National Historical Park. As a result of being a fee-free park, George Rogers Clark NHP no longer sells the America the Beautiful National Park passes. The nearest locations to purchase these passes are Lincoln Boyhood National Memorial, in Lincoln City, Indiana (www.nps.gov/libo), and Hoosier National Forest in Bedford, Indiana (www.fs.usda.gov/hoosier). Both are approximately 70 miles from Vincennes.
The George Rogers Clark National Historical Park Visitor Center is a great place to start your visit. The visitor center contains exhibits about the early cultures of Vincennes, George Rogers Clark's march to Vincennes, and the construction of the George Rogers Clark Memorial. It also offers a 30-minute introductory movie, "Long Knives" which shares the back story of George Rogers Clark and his military campaign. Before going to the Clark Memorial, check with the ranger at the visitor center.