Lincoln State Park in Lincoln City, Indiana Lincoln State Park in Lincoln City, Indiana

Lincoln State Park

TripAdvisor Traveler Rating (Based on 99 reviews)
15476 North County Road 300 East Lincoln City, IN 47552

Contact Information

(812) 937-4710

Visit Lincoln State Park and discover Indiana’s past throughout 10 miles of hiking trails, rolling forested hills, and two scenic lakes. Sleep among the trees in the lakeside campground, log cabins, or group cottages.

Camp at Lincoln State Park near Lake Lincoln and Lincoln Amphitheatre.

This forest setting includes 150 campsites and 25 rental cabins. Located in Lincoln’s Indiana Boyhood Home, less than five miles from Santa Claus.

Young Abe Lincoln spent part of his youth in what is now a 2,026-acre park. Lincoln State Park was established in 1932 as a memorial to his mother, Nancy Hanks Lincoln. The park is home to the Lincoln Bicentennial Plaza that celebrates Lincoln’s 200th birthday and to the Nature Center, featuring interactive exhibits for the entire family.

The Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) was instrumental in establishing the recreational facilities now found in the park. The CCC was a national program designed to provide jobs for unemployed young men during the Great Depression. At Lincoln State Park, CCC crews built beautiful Lake Lincoln, lakeside shelter, the boat rental building (formerly a ranger cabin), and many trails.

Sarah Lincoln’s Woods Nature Preserve is located in the southernmost portion of the park and dedicated to Lincoln’s sister.

A visit to Lincoln State Park is like taking a step back into time when the land was wild and Abe Lincoln was a boy.

Reservations: 1-866-622-6746

Click here to see the hours of operation for local attractions and restaurants.

TripAdvisor Traveler Rating
Based on 99 reviews

Lincoln History Inside Park

4 Reviewed 07-30-22

Lincoln State Park is located across the road from Lincoln Boyhood National Memorial. It offers camping and other outdoor activities. We visited to see two Lincoln attractions. The first one is a... Read More

Nice place to hike

5 Reviewed 04-07-22

We seen a skunk, several pileated woodpeckers (we sat and watched them for quite a while) and deer. To chilly to see the snakes out yet. We hiked back to Weber's Pond and the sound of the toads was... Read More

Poor customer service! Disappointing.

1 Reviewed 07-05-21

They would not allow us to reschedule when husband woke up with severe back pain. Took all of our $. Read More

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