Lincoln State Park

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Lincoln State Park

Location:Along State Road 162 south of Lincoln City.
Facilities:150 campsites with electrical hookups, 120 primitive campsites, youth tent camping areas, flush toilets, showers, group camp, 15 camping cottages, 10 family cabins, picnic areas with playgrounds, playfields, and toilet facilities, 5 shelters, hiking trails, swimming beach, beach bathhouse, general store, boat rentals (rowboats, paddleboats, canoes), boat launch ramp, historic home, amphitheater, nature preserve, nature center, naturalist services.
Activities:Camping, swimming, fishing, boating (electric motors only), canoeing, hiking, interpretive programs.
Special Features:During the summer season, the story of Abraham Lincoln is presented in the park's 1,500-seat outdoor amphitheater. The adjacent Lincoln Boyhood National Memorial (see entry in national parks section) features a working pioneer farm, the Lincoln cabin site, family cemetery, and the Historic Trail of Stones honoring major events in the Lincoln family history. The historic home of Colonel Jones, a merchant who employed Lincoln, is located at Lincoln State Park.
Address:Highway 162 Box 216
Lincoln City, IN 47552

Size: 1,747 acres.

See other parks in Indiana.
Parks Directory of the United States, 5th Edition. © 2007 by Omnigraphics, Inc.
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Located in the scenic woods of Lincoln State Park, the stage is adjacent to the farmstead of the Lincoln Boyhood National Memorial.
In Spencer County, known as Lincolnland because it was the childhood home of Abraham Lincoln, tourism is looking up, thanks to $1.6 million from the Indiana legislature to revive the "Young Abe Lincoln" show at Lincoln State Park.
A replica of that policy is now on display at the Custer House in the Fort Abraham Lincoln State Park in Mandan, N.D., thanks to New York Life.
If you prefer to camp in a state park, we are only about three miles away from Lincoln State Park. We are also less than 10 miles away from some nice motels.
She is the Native American spokesperson for the only interpreted Mandan historical site in North America: On-A-Slant Village at Fort Lincoln State Park in North Dakota.
Nearby at Lincoln State Park is the present-day Little Pigeon Baptist Church, where Tom Lincoln and his second wife, Sarah Bush Johnston, were active in the 1820s.
Plan to spend the night at an area hotel, in the adjacent campground or in nearby Lincoln State Park, and catch the musicals "Young Abe Lincoln" and "Fiddler on the Roof' when the sun sets at the park's outdoor Lincoln Amphitheatre (800/ 264-4ABE).
Buffalo Run is located between Lincoln State Park and Holiday World along State Route 162.
History takes to the stage at Lincoln State Park in Lincoln City, where the musical "Young Abe Lincoln" is performed by a large cast of locals and professionals at the Lincoln Amphitheatre.
Camping options include the Lake Rudolph Outdoor Resort and accommodations at Lincoln State Park.
He convinced the state to enhance Lincoln State Park, which is located four miles away.

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