Sgt. Alvin C. York State Historic Park

Public Notice as of Monday, Jan. 23: Sgt. Alvin C. York State Historic Park will be postponing house tours until further notice to complete a restoration project within the home. We apologize for the brief inconvenience. We will let everyone know when the home is open again for touring. All other amenities present at the park will remain available and open.

Activities

Tour the York Home

Professional park guides offer daily tours of the York home. Tours begin at 9:00 AM, 10:00 AM, 11:00 AM, 1:00 PM, 2:00 PM and 3:00 PM CT. The 45 minute tour focuses on the York home, where York, the World War 1 hero and his wife, Gracie, raised their children after the conclusion of World War 1. Cost is $3 for persons 13 years old and up, free for 12 years old and younger. The tour departs and concludes at the park visitors center.

Tours are provided rain or shine with no refunds unless the park cancels the tour. Tours are offered from Saturday, April 1, 2017 through the end of December. 

Park visitors may also visit the grounds free of charge which include the home's outbuildings, a grist mill and a reproduction of a World War 1 trench. In addition, visitors can partake of a free driving tour of the area and see the York Bible School and the final resting place of Sergeant York and his wife.

Fishing

The Wolf River offers bank fishing for bass, catfish and bream and is stocked with trout. A trout stamp is required.

Hiking

York Grave-site — 0.6 Miles — Natural — Moderate