The Lincoln Park Zoo is just one of the many can’t-miss attractions in Lincoln Park. Visiting the zoo is extremely affordable: admission is free and there’s plenty of reasonably priced parking nearby. Read on for the best parking options at Chicago’s Lincoln Park Zoo.
Lincoln Park Zoo Online Parking Reservations
Find parking near Lincoln Park Zoo in the map below and use SpotHero to purchase a guaranteed space ahead of time
|Name||Price Range||Online Reservations?||Nearest Intersection|
|1850 N Clark St||$13 – 13 hours||Book Now!||Clark & Lincoln|
|356 W Belden Ave||$13 – 12 hours||Book Now!||Belden & Clark|
|527 W Webster||$12 – 12 hours||Book Now!||Illinois & Columbus|
Lincoln Park Zoo Official Parking
Location: 2001 N. Clark St.
On-Site Parking: Lot at 2400 N. Cannon Dr. for $20-$35
Best Nearby Parking: The official lot is a great location, and by far the closest, but you’ll pay a premium. The best paid parking is a nearby valet garage: 2100 N. Lincoln Park West. You can book online and have a spot waiting for you when you arrive.
Lincoln Park Zoo Parking Tips
- There is a Divvy Bike Station 1 minute from the beach at the corner of N. Clark St. and Armitage Ave. There are about 15 Divvy Stations within a mile, so you can park near one of those and bike to Lincoln Park Zoo.
- If you park at a metered spot, download the ParkChicago app to replenish your meter from the zoo.
Street Parking Near Lincoln Park Zoo
There is also street parking available near the zoo. It is free on Stockton Drive from LaSalle to Cannon Drive and on Cannon north of Fullerton. These spots fill up very quickly. If you are determined to park there, get there early and plan to do a few laps around the park.