Lincoln Memorial Garden & Nature Center | Springfield, Illinois | Visit Springfield

Lincoln Memorial Garden & Nature Center

2301 E. Lake Shore Dr. Springfield, Illinois 62712

Garden: Daily, sunrise - sunset
Nature Center: Tuesday - Saturday: 10 am - 4 pm
Sunday: 1 pm - 4 pm



A woodland and prairie garden with over 5 miles of trails lead you on a journey through the Illinois landscape Lincoln would have known. Depending on the season you visit, you could discover springtime dogwoods in full bloom, colorful prairie wildflowers of summer, burnished autumn leaves, or snow-covered maple trees bursting with sap. Located on the shores of Lake Springfield and designed by landscape architect, Jens Jensen. Be sure to visit the Garden's Nature Center and Split Rail Gift Shop.

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