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Lincoln Memorial Garden is a peaceful and beautiful area to hike and enjoy views of Lake Springfield. Lots of wildlife to see, especially deer. The visitors center has a nice little education center for kids and a nice gift shop. Very informative staff and volunteers...More
Took an 2 hour, self-guided afternoon tour of the Licoln Memorial in Springfield Illinois with our daughter's family and 3 grandchildren, ages 4 - 9. The memorial is filled with very interesting pieces of Abraham Lincoln's family life, Civil War and presidency.
The interesting and...More
Besides the gorgeous trails, there are regular activities and guided tours. They have paid staff and dedicated volunteers. Maple sap tapping and syrup making in the fall, special learning events for kids and adults, native plant sales, tons of stuff, check the website and on...More
You don't come here to rush. This is a take your time and breathe it all in experience. And while you're there, be sure to take as many paths as you can and by all means, walk down by the lake.
Lincoln memorial gardens is on lake Springfield. All Illinois native plants and trees and an informative nature center. Wonderful walking trails going down by the lake. They tap the maple trees in season and have a syrup making demonstration. check out their web site for...More
Another must activity while visiting Springfield. Be sure to wear comfortable shoes, clothes and bring a camera to photograph the beautiful flowers and trees.
The redbud, dogwood, and crabapple trees were beautiful. We saw bluebells, trillium, violets, and many other flowering spring flowers.
My wife and I walked most of the grounds. They are well groomed and beautiful gardens. It is easy to forget the road and civilization. The nature center has activities and education information, as well as a small gift shop. I enjoyed my time spent...More