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George Rogers Clark National Historic Park


401 S. 2nd St.
Vincennes, Indiana

Managed by the City of Vincennes, the park offers hand carry access (150+ yards) to the steps at the river.

The park (open 9am-5pm) also has a paved parking lot that closes at 5pm, benches, trash cans, the monument, and a Visitor Center. Near the Visitor Center are picnic tables and a drinking fountain, and restrooms can be found inside.

From the river, this access site (marked by a set of steps) is on the left bank downstream of the SR 441/Business 50 bridge.


The staircase access site (and a peek upstream)...

Looking downstream...

Cross the railroad tracks in front of the monument to get to the access site...

The George Rogers Clark National Monument...

The Visitor Center...



Important: The river is constantly changing. Hazards like log jams and tree falls will come and go often, so always be ready for them. Even islands and riverbends come and go over time. Riffles and sandbars will appear and disappear based on water flow levels. Do not attempt boating on this or any river during high water. Please be safe, respectful and responsible on the river.
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