Hours of Operation

Park Hours of Operation

Sandburg Home, Barn, Bookstore and Restrooms

  • 9:00 am to 5:00 pm daily, 7 days a week
  • Closed Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year's Day.
  • Extreme weather occasionally requires a change in schedule.

Grounds and Hiking Trails

  • Open sunup to sundown daily

Pet Policy

Pets are welcome to join you when visiting the park, however, we need your help to maintain Carl Sandburg Home NHS as a safe and enjoyable place to visit. You can help by abiding by the park regulations.

  1. Clean up after your pet.
  2. Restrain pets on a leash not to exceed six feet.
  3. Pets may not be left unattended while pet owner is on a tour of the house.
  4. Ensure pets urinate on a natural surface and not on buildings. Please do not stray off developed trails.
  5. Only assistance animals allowed in buildings.