National Park Service | Kentucky
Abraham Lincoln Birthplace National Historic Site
In the fall of 1808 Nancy and Thomas Lincoln settled into Sinking Springs Farm and had Abraham two months later. Here the Lincolns lived and farmed before moving to land a few miles away at Knob Creek. An early 19th century one-room cabin in which Abraham Lincoln was born has been preserved at the site of his birth.
Cumberland Gap National Historical Park
The story of the first doorway to the west is commemorated at the national park, located where the borders of Tennessee, Kentucky, and Virginia meet. Carved by wind and water, Cumberland Gap forms a major break in the formidable Appalachian Mountain chain.
Mammoth Cave National Park
Mammoth Cave National Park was established to preserve the cave system, including Mammoth Cave, the scenic river valleys of the Green and Nolin rivers, and a section of south central Kentucky.
Poverty Point National Monument
Poverty Point National Monument contains some of the largest prehistoric earth works in North America.