It’s easy to find parking at Chicago Park District parks and facilities. We offer metered parking throughout the area. We also offer parking in specific areas like the Field Museum, Margate Park, and along the Chicago lakefront.
Looking to spend some time on the water? The Chicago Park District has convenient boat launch locations near the Lakefront.
Questions? Visit our FAQs for quick answers. You can also contact our Customer Service Hotline at (877) 638-3716.
Pay by Phone Chicago Park District currently offers Pay by Phone at all the metered locations. This service is not available at the gated lots which include North Avenue Beach, Belmont North, Belmont South, and the Conservatory. For more information on how to Pay by Phone at Chicago Park District parking lots click here. Please note the ParkMobile Pay by Phone service is the only system that works for the Chicago Park District lake front lots. No other phone payment app will work at these locations including ParkChicago used for City street parking.
Plan Ahead for Upcoming Events
- St. Paddy’s Day 5K & 8K Run/Walk – March 17, 2018 Chicago’s St. Paddy 5/8K Run & Walk in Lincoln Park returns for its 17th year of Irish fun on Saturday, March 17th. Participants are encouraged to come in green attire or costume, and run along the lakefront course route. Following the race, all participants will receive a free commemorative t-shirt and are invited to the ...more »
- Get Lucky Half Marathon, 7K & 14K – March 17, 2018 Share the luck by participating in the 2018 Get Lucky Half Marathon, 14K & 7K Run benefiting Team Ortho. This year’s marathon will be held at Jackson Park on Saturday, March 17th. The annual marathon is a fun, festive, and friendly way to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day weekend. Marathon courses will run along Lake Shore ...more »
- Bunny Rock Chicago 5K – March 31, 2018 Hop on over to the Bunny Rock 5K & Egg Hunt at Montrose Harbor on Saturday, March 31st. The festive race offers great fun and excitement for the entire family, including 80’s rock music being played at the start and finish line, amazing amenities, kids petting zoo, and Easter Egg Hunt! Parking Convenient parking is available for ...more »