Park-to-Park Free Shuttle to Chautauqua program

The Park-to-Park shuttle provides satellite parking and free shuttle service to and from Chautauqua, to create a better visitor experience while reducing vehicular and parking impacts on neighbors and the area’s natural and cultural resources. The program also includes paid parking at Chautauqua and nearby neighborhood streets during summer weekends and holidays.

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Park-to-Park banner

The Park-to-Park shuttle operates from Memorial Day weekend (late May) to Labor Day weekend (early September). The last day of the 2021 season is Monday, Sept. 6.

The free shuttle runs on weekends and holidays only, and pay parking in/around Chautauqua Park is also in effect on weekends and holidays only.

Parking revenue helps pay for the free shuttle.

Plan Your Trip

Shuttle schedule

  • For real-time shuttle schedule and information download the Transit app.
  • The Park-to-Park shuttle runs every 15 minutes from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. on summer weekends and holidays.
  • During fall, winter and spring, there is no shuttle or satellite parking service, and parking is free at Chautauqua.

Shuttle pickup stops

  • The shuttle picks up riders at several stops around Boulder as well as from the New Vista High School Parking lot (700 20th St.), the CU Regent parking lot (Regent Drive just east of Broadway) and the downtown Boulder parking garages.
  • View the map.

Free parking

  • Free parking is available at downtown Boulder parking garages and at satellite parking lots at New Vista High School (700 20th Street) and CU Regent lot (Regent Drive just east of Broadway).
  • View the map.

Paid parking at Chautauqua

  • Paid parking at Chautauqua on weekends and summer holidays to match the free shuttle; cost $2.50/hour.
  • During fall, winter and spring, there is no shuttle or satellite parking service, and parking is free at Chautauqua.
  • Pay at pay stations or via ParkMobile or WayToPark apps.
  • Parking is free in and around Chautauqua during the summer on weekdays and not on holidays.
Park-to-Park map

Chautauqua shuttle map, 2020

Rideshare Codes

The city has partnered with Lyft to provide discount codes for travel to and from Chautauqua, providing another option for traveling to Chautauqua without needing to find a space to park:

  • Promo code: PARK2PARK
    Provides free Lyft ride taken between hours 6am - 8am and 8pm - 11pm weekends during the pilot for pick up and drop off between New Vista/CU Regent lots and Chautauqua from Memorial Day to Labor Day.
  • Promo code: RIDE2HIKE
    $2.50 off one-way trip from Anywhere to Chautauqua ($5 round trip) on weekends from Memorial Day to Labor Day