Getting to the Park

There are several great ways to travel to and explore Washington Park. On-site parking is limited and transit is encouraged. All buses and shuttles are wheelchair accessible.

Washington Park Free Shuttle

The Washington Park Free Shuttle operates daily from 9:30 a.m. to 7 p.m., March through September. It runs on a loop inside Washington Park and arrives every 15-30 minutes, stopping at the Park’s major destinations and cultural institutions.

If coming to the park via TriMet MAX Light Rail, catch the shuttle on the plaza level of the Washington Park station. Learn more.

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Public Transit

Take TriMet’s MAX Light Rail or Bus Line-63 to access Washington Park’s attractions.


MAX Light Rail Train

TriMet’s MAX Blue and Red lines serve the Washington Park MAX Light Rail station, located in the tunnel. Trains arrive approximately every nine minutes, connecting the Park to downtown Portland.


TriMet Line 63

TriMet’s Line 63 runs from Providence Park through the Park to the Washington Park MAX station daily from 10:30 a.m. to 7 p.m.



From Hwy. 26, take exit 72. Parking can be limited. Transit use is encouraged.


Parking Rates & Hours

Payment is required for all numbered parking spaces in Washington Park, year-round. 100% of all parking proceeds stay in Washington Park.

  • 9:30 a.m. to 8:00 p.m., everyday, including holidays

  • $2.00 per hour | $8.00 all day

Payments can be made at pay stations or by using the ParkingKitty app on your mobile phone. Pay stations accept coins (U.S. nickels, dimes, quarters, dollar coins), VISA, MasterCard, or American Express.