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
- Wintrust Lakefront 10 Miler & 5K The Wintrust Lakefront 10 Miler & 5K will take place on Saturday, April 18th. The run is not your typical Lakefront course. Instead, it features a challenging pass of Cricket Hill and a high-energy final track lap to test your finishing kick. Runners can choose between a 10-Mile, 5K, or a 2-Mile Fitness Walk. Race Day ...more »
- Sunrise Service at Oak Street Beach On Sunday, April 12th, the Fourth Presbyterian Church will host a sunrise service at Oak Street Beach. The service will begin at 6:30 a.m. Parking Parking for Sunrise Service at Oak Street Beach will be available at the North Avenue Beach lot.more »
- Near South Easter Sunrise Service at 31st Street Beach The Park Community Church will offer an Easter Sunrise Service at 31st Street Beach. It starts at 6:00 a.m. and is a great opportunity to worship while watching the sunrise. Parking Parking for the South Easter Sunrise Service at 31st Street Beach will be available at the 31st Street Harbor and 31st Street Beach lots.more »