Montrose Beach in Chicago’s Uptown neighborhood is a favorite destination for Chicagoans and tourists. It’s a great spot to relax by Lake Michigan with plenty of activities, dining options, and a fenced-in section for visitors bringing their dogs to the beach – the easy accessibility from downtown and convenient facilities keep Montrose Beach busy, especially during sunny weekends. You won’t face any parking troubles near the beach, as there is plenty of well-maintained on-street and off-street spots to accommodate the high demand. Free parking at Montrose Beach Chicago is a major advantage, but lately, more metered parking is being implemented on many streets in the area. However, you can be sure of the safety and convenience that a parking garage near Montrose Beach offers – find a secure and affordable parking lot on way.com. Download the way.com app to book Montrose Beach Chicago parking at the lowest rates instantly.
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Montrose Beach free parking has always been one of the top advantages for visitors – Montrose Avenue, Montrose Harbor Drive, Wilson Avenue, Marine Drive, and several other streets nearby the beach has free parking spots. However, in 2021, the city has introduced more parking meters in the neighborhood – you might have to pay $2,25 an hour for parking along some section of Lawrence Avenue and Montrose Harbor Drive, between 8 am and 11 pm.
The Montrose Dog Beach Lot is at 610 West Lawrence Avenue at the northern end of the beach, while the Montrose Harbor Lot is at 4400 North Simonds Drive – there are the two closest parking lots. You can also park at Wilson and Lake Shore Drive Lot, located north of Wilson Drive in Lawrence Field. Another public parking lot nearby is the Margate Field House Lot at 4921 North Marine Drive. If you don’t mind a short walk to the beach, you can beat the rush and park hassle-free at a garage on streets crossing Lawrence, Wilson, and Montrose Avenues.
Montrose Beach parking lot rates start at $2 for one hour or less and go up to a daily maximum of $20 for 10 hours – 24 hours/closing time. These rates are applicable at all the public parking lots close to the beach, including Montrose Dog Beach Lot and Montrose Harbor Lot. The monthly parking pass at the Challenged Park Lot costs about $85, including taxes.
Montrose Dog Beach, Montrose Harbor, and Wilson & LSD parking lots are open from 6 am to 11 pm. The Margate Park Field House parking lot is open 24 hours; Challenger Park Lot at 1100 W Irving Park is also open 24x7 and provides monthly parking spots as well. Most of the other parking lots and garages in the Uptown neighborhood are also open all day and offer overnight parking.
Go online to find the best Montrose Beach Chicago parking deals - get the lowest rates and a guaranteed parking spot at the most convenient garages near the beach when you pre-book using a parking app or website. Many parking lots have special rates for online reservations, and you’ll also find discount coupons, parking vouchers, and other offers to save more on Montrose Beach parking online.
Make sure parking is allowed at the time of your visit when you use a street parking spot. Check parking signs to ensure free parking is available; if not, check the parking meter boxes for up-to-date meter rates and maximum time limits. Always be aware of Chicago parking rules and check for temporary restrictions even when familiar with a neighborhood.
2 – 4 hours costs $6, and 5 – 9 hours costs $12 at the Montrose Dog Beach, Montrose Harbor, Margate Park Fieldhouse, Wilson & LSD, and Challenger Park Lots.
Challenger Park Monthly parking pass is not valid during events at Wrigley Field.