Lincoln State Park In Indiana
Description and location of Lincoln State Park in Lincoln City, IN including the park's recreational activities and accommodations.
Lincoln State Park is located among the rolling hills and shady forests of Southern Indiana in Lincoln City. This is the area where Abraham Lincoln grew up as a boy. Each summer the Lincoln story is dramatized in the 1,500 seat covered outdoor amphitheater. This is an outstanding production that combines history and nature.
Boating is permitted with electric trolling motors only and a boat launch ramp is available. Visitors may rent canoes, paddleboats and rowboats. Fishing, hiking, picnicking, and swimming are forms of recreation the park offers. Other park features include a beach, a nature center, seasonal naturalist services, and various cultural arts programs.
Campers may stay at one of the 150 class A camping sites or at one of the 120 Class C camping sites. Class A sites feature electrical hookups, picnic tables, fire rings, parking spurs, restrooms, showers, and drinking water supplies. Class C sites offer pit toilets, picnic tables, fire rings, parking spurs, and drinking water supplies. Campers may access a general store and dumping station as well. There are also 10 family cabins available for overnight guests.
The Lincoln Boyhood National Monument is adjacent to the park and features a Memorial Visitor Center with museum, a working pioneer farm, the Lincoln cabin site, gravesite of Lincoln's mother, and the historic Trail of Twelve Stones. The working pioneer farm is open May 1st through September 30th and the Trail of Twelve Stones is open daily except for Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year's Day.
For more information, call 1-812-4710 or write to Lincoln State Park, Box 216, Lincoln City, IN 47552.