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Nice smaller state park.

Came on a rainy weekday with not many people around. The beach and lake looked very nice. The have... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
shrngoss
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Indianapolis, Indiana
Nice Park

The Park is a nice park, it had hiking, paddle boats and canoes, fishing, swimming. There is also a... read more

Reviewed September 4, 2018
Teresa M
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Came on a rainy weekday with not many people around. The beach and lake looked very nice. The have a nice sized amphitheatre with a huge parking lot. We checked out the family cabins which were okay but we felt they were all too close together. There are several nice picnic areas.

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a good park, nice lake and beach. The campsites are small, not very shaded and on top of each other. The shower house needs regular cleaning and hot water updates.It is a good distance to Holiday World, so that's why we use it.

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank ColbyHannah
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Reviewed March 9, 2019

I will qualify this review. It is just from an out of state person with an interest in history just driving through's perspective. This park does have recreational activities, picnic areas and even an amphitheater from what I have read so some other's persons interest in the park may be totally different from mine. The whole issue I have is this is right next to the Lincoln Boyhood National Park site and this park is money grubbers so I am calling that out for people with similar interests to mine to beware

I refused to go this time because they wanted a $9 admission fee regardless of why you are entering. It was November for goodness sake and nothing else was open in the park unless you want to hike in the cold I guess.

Lincoln's sister, Sarah Lincoln, has her grave in the park and there is a memorial to Lincoln there as well. Unfortunately Sarah's final resting place is held hostage while you can give your respects to the rest of the Lincoln family for free. That is the principle involved. This park needs to work with the National Park site and allow some accommodation to those who just to give a quick visit to the historical areas and then leave.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank alman4869
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Reviewed October 28, 2018 via mobile

Well marked trails & paper map included in $7 admission. Few other hikers on the trails, no car sounds for miles. Love this park all year but off-season is paradise.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank LisaWithrow
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Reviewed September 4, 2018

The Park is a nice park, it had hiking, paddle boats and canoes, fishing, swimming. There is also a lot of Abe Lincoln history here as well.Abe's sister is buried near there and he grew up in the area. There is also a Lincoln National Monument across the highway and Abe's mother is buried there. There is also a living history area near the monument,which was interesting. We camped through the week so it was really quiet. The only complaint is although the showers were cleaned there was mold growing on the shower curtains and on the walls and the wads of hair were a big turn off. A bleach scrubbing or spraying now and then would help that. We were told to use the primitive area shower as it was supposed to be much nicer.

Date of experience: August 2018
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