Indianapolis, IN: Lincoln Loop

See the boyhood haunts of Abraham Lincoln on this 8.2-mile loop among rolling hills and past two ponds and a lake in Lincoln State Park.
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See the boyhood haunts of Abraham Lincoln on this 8.2-mile loop among rolling hills and past two ponds and a lake in Lincoln State Park.

Trail Facts

  • Distance: 13.2

Waypoints

LLP001

Location: 38.1063194274902, -87.0027236938476

Turn left back into parking area

LLP002

Location: 38.1111183166504, -87.0128173828125

Turn right onto Trail 4

LLP003

Location: 38.1131401062012, -87.0199127197266

Walk along SR 162 and cross over to Gentry Home Site Sign

LLP004

Location: 38.1154289245606, -87.0230331420898

Abraham Lincoln worked at the Gentry store as a young man and the Lincoln's slept thir last night in Indiana at this location. A historical marker designates the site.

LLP005

Location: 38.1151885986328, -87.0182723999024

Cross Road. Climb stairs to continue on trail

LLP006

Location: 38.1138496398926, -87.0021133422852

Under bridge. RR tracks on left

LLP007

Location: 38.1120796203613, -86.998779296875

Park Office. Continue through parking lot and then head across road, past Park Entrance gate

LLP008

Location: 38.1140518188477, -86.9872970581055

Turn left over footbridge

LLP009

Location: 38.10546875, -86.9839630126953

Bench - could turn right for campground. Turn right to follow Trail 2

LLP010

Location: 38.0998191833496, -86.9883804321289

Turn left onto Trail 1

LLP011

Location: 38.100830078125, -86.9989395141602

Turn right to follow grass bank around Lake Lincoln

LLP012

Location: 38.1037902832031, -86.9972229003906

Past boat ramp, into parking area. Turn right to head to beach. head left to continue hike

LLP013

Location: 38.1049880981445, -87.0000762939453

Gravesite of Sarah Lincoln Grisby (Abe's sister)