Fido, Lincoln family pet
The Lincoln's had a dog named "Fido."

NPS Photo

Dogs are allowed in the historic Lincoln era neighborhood, but must be kept on a leash at all times. Pets are not allowed in any of the park's historic buildings including the Lincoln Home and the park's Visitor Center, with the exception of professionally trained guide dogs.

Pet excrement must be immediately collected by the pet handler and disposed of in a trash receptacle. Pets should not be left unattended in vehicles or RVs.

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Mailing Address:

413 S. 8th Street
Springfield, IL 62701


(217) 492-4241
Hours are 8:30am-5:00pm, daily, except on Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day and New Years Day, when the park is closed.

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