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