Lincoln Boyhood

Circular trail, winds through natural reforested area connecting the visitor center and the historical farm, past the grave of Nancy Hanks Lincoln, cabin site, the trail of 12 stones and back to visitor center. Well shaded and water fountains on trail.

Type:
Length: 1.00 miles
Loop Trail? Yes
Allowed Uses: Bicycling (on pavement)
Dogs - On leash
Pedestrian - Walking/Hiking/Running
Wildlife Observation
Agency: National Park Service
Entry Fee? No
Parking Fee? No

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Directions

Location: Rural
States: Indiana
Counties: Spencer
Latitude: 38.12111   Longitude: -86.99496

On Rt 162. From 1-64 exit at US 231 (exit 57), go S through Dale, onto US231 to Gentryville, then E on 162 for 2 miles. On Rt 162. From I-64 exit at US 231 (exit 57A), go South on US231 to IN Hwy 162. Turn right (West) on 162 for
1 1/2 miles. Park is on your right.

Description

Circular trail, winds through natural reforested area connecting the visitor center and the historical farm, past the grave of Nancy Hanks Lincoln, cabin site, the trail of 12 stones and back to visitor center. Well shaded and water fountains on trail.

Additional Details

Width: 96 inches.
Primary Surface: Gravel
Secondary Surface: None
Average Grade: 0%
Elevation Low Point: 425
Elevation High Point: 515
Year Designated: 1981

Contact Information

For more information and current conditions, contact the trail manager (listed below). For questions, suggestions, and corrections to information listed on the website, contact American Trails.

Trail Management:
Dusty Shultz
Superintendent
Lincoln Boyhood National Monument
National Park Service
P.O. Box 1816
Lincoln , IN 47552
(812) 937-4541
Libo_Superintendent@nps.gov

 

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