East Wenatchee, Washington: Lincoln Rock

Natural rock outcropping's strong resemblance to Lincoln wasn't enough to sway the state from calling itself Washington.

Lincoln Rock State Park

Address:
Lincoln Park Rd, East Wenatchee, WA
Directions:
Lincoln Rock State Park. Well-thought-through photo-op is about seven miles north of East Wenatchee on US 2 -- even though the Rock itself is on US 97, on the other side of Lake Entiat.
Save to My Sights

Visitor Tips and News About Lincoln Rock

Reports and tips from RoadsideAmerica.com visitors and Roadside America mobile tipsters. Some tips may not be verified. Submit your own tip.

Lincoln Rock

A natural rock formation looks like the profile of Abraham Lincoln. You can see this from Lincoln Rock Park, on the other side of the river, or get much closer by taking Hwy 97A and turning up Swakane Canyon Road.

[Greg Nord, 04/16/2018]

Lincoln Rock.

Lincoln Rock

All things kinda droop with age, for I remember a more easily recognizable view. Perhaps it's the vantage point. I'd try from Highway 97A, but be quick to look, and not the driver.

[Andrea Rymill, 07/18/2015]
Lincoln Rock

According to my very old copy of "Washington's Historical Markers" by W. M. Scofield, this natural feature, located on "U. S. 1, North of East Wenatchee" closely resembles the profile of the 16th president. Yet I am shocked to find no mention of it on your website, while you call attention to some dead guy, who no one ever heard of, carried from Missouri in a lead coffin filled with rum! Where are your priorities? P.S. I'm living in Amsterdam, or else I would immediately check this one out for myself.

[Ron Bruckbauer, 06/25/2005]
Roadside Presidents
Roadside Presidents App for iPhone. Find this attraction and more: museums, birthplaces, graves of the Chief Execs, first ladies, pets, assassins and wannabes. Prez bios and oddball trivia. Available on the App Store.

Nearby Offbeat Places

Helpful Coyote Saves the SalmonHelpful Coyote Saves the Salmon, Wenatchee, WA - 7 mi.
Eye-Rolling and Winking Indian BillboardEye-Rolling and Winking Indian Billboard, Wenatchee, WA - 7 mi.
Coyote Reading A Candy WrapperCoyote Reading A Candy Wrapper, Wenatchee, WA - 8 mi.
In the region:
Danger: Falling Cows, Manson, WA - 24 mi.

Latest Tips Across Roadside America

Catch up on the latest discoveries from the road.

Explore Thousands of Oddball Tourist Attractions!

Unique destinations in the U.S. and Canada are our special obsession. Use our attraction recommendation and maps to plan your next road trip.

July 20, 2018

My Sights

My Sights

Create Your Own Bizarre Road Trips!

Try My Sights

Roadside America app
Roadside Presidents app

Washington Latest Tips and Stories

Latest Visitor Tips

Sight of the Week

Sight of the Week

DiscoverSea Shipwreck Museum, Fenwick Island, Delaware (Jul 16-22, 2018)

SotW Archive

USA and Canada Tips and Stories

More Sightings

Sightings. Arrives without warning. Leaves no burn marks. A free newsletter from RoadsideAmerica.com. Subscribe now!
RoadsideAmerica.com Hotel & Motel Finder

Special online rates for hotels & motels.

Book Online Now