Getting to the Chicago Riverwalk

We encourage Riverwalk visitors to use public transportation to access the Chicago Riverwalk.

CTA

Plan your trip with CTA Quick trip planner -  www.transitchicago.com

 

From the CTA subway:

  • CTA Blue Line exit at Clark and Lake Streets station - walk two blocks north to the Riverwalk.  An ADA accessible ramp is located on the west side of Clark Street.

  • CTA Red Line exit at State and Lake Streets station - walk two blocks north to the Riverwalk.  An ADA accessible ramp is located on the east side of State Street.

 

METRA

Union Station and Ogilvie Transportation Center are short walks to Lake Street, proceed east to the Lake Street stairway down to the Chicago Riverwalk. Metra Maps and Schedules

CHICAGO WATER TAXI

Stop between Ogilvie and the Riverwalk’s River Theater

Plan your trip - www.chicagowatertaxi.com

DRIVING DIRECTIONS

Access East-West Wacker Drive which runs parallel to the Chicago Riverwalk. Be sure you use Upper Wacker Drive and not Lower Wacker. There are multiple private garages for parking vehicles in the area around the Riverwalk. There is no official parking garage for the Chicago Riverwalk.

On the east end of the park, there is street parking on Lowest Wacker Drive between Lowest Michigan Avenue and Field Drive.  Wacker Drive has free street parking on Sundays.

ADA ACCESSIBILITY RAMP LOCATIONS:

  • West of Franklin Street

  • West of Clark Street

  • East of State Street

  • LOCATION MAP

City of Chicago

Department of Fleet and Facility Management

30 North LaSalle St.

Chicago, IL 60602


 

chicagoriverwalk@cityofchicago.org

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