It doesn’t get much better than summertime in Chicago! Ohio Street Beach is one of the closest beaches to downtown Chicago and attracts tons of people each summer. The Ohio Street Beach is perfect if you’re planning on visiting Navy Pier or a great spot to watch the Chicago Air and Water Show.
Ohio Street Beach is open every day from 6 am – 11 pm. If you plan on driving the Ohio Street Beach, make sure you reserve a parking spot before leaving the house.
Parking Spots at Ohio Street Beach
500 N Lake Shore Dr | $15 | 4 hours
This covered self-park garage is the closest parking spot available on SpotHero, just a five-minute walk to the beach! This garage is located next to Kanela Breakfast Club.
441 E Erie St | $14 | 4 hours
This parking garage is part of the Residence at AXIS building and an 8-minute walk to Ohio Street Beach.
414 E Grand Ave | $20 | 15 hours
This covered self-park garage is part of the Moment Residential Building. This facility is a 7-minute walk to Ohio Street Beach.
For more about metered parking, park hours, swim restrictions, and more, check out the Chicago Park District’s Ohio Street Beach page.
Public Transportation to Ohio Street Beach
Don’t feel like driving? The following Chicago Transit Authority busses drop off at Clark and Streeter, a 4-minute walk to Ohio Street Beach:
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