Park-to-Park free shuttle to Chautauqua program

The Park-to-Park shuttle provides satellite parking and free shuttle service to and from the beautiful and popular Chautauqua Park on summer weekends and holidays from Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day.

The 2024 Park-to-Park season runs from Saturday, May 25 to Monday, Sept. 2.

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Park-to-Park provides free satellite parking and shuttle service to and from Chautauqua Park on summer weekends and holidays.

Park-to-Park is part of the City of Boulder Chautauqua Access Management Program, which seeks to better manage access to the park while minimizing impacts to the neighborhood and the area’s natural and cultural resources. Park-to-Park also includes paid parking on summer weekends and holidays at Chautauqua and nearby neighborhood streets to help pay for the shuttles, as well as ambassadors to assist visitors.

All Park-to-Park shuttles are ADA-accessible for people using wheelchairs.

Schedule

The Park-to-Park shuttle operates on summer weekends and holidays from Memorial Day weekend in late May to Labor Day weekend in early September. The free shuttle runs every 15 minutes from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. on weekends and holidays only. Paid parking in and around Chautauqua Park is also in effect on weekends and holidays only.

2024 Schedule

In 2024, the shuttle will begin operating on Saturday, May 25 and run through Monday, Sept. 2. Included 2024 holidays are Memorial Day, Juneteenth, Independence Day, and Labor Day.

Plan Your Trip to Chautauqua

Shuttle frequencies

  • 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.
  • The shuttle only runs in the summer. 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.
  • Beginning in 2024, the shuttle now travels on a new route along Broadway instead of 9th Street and features new stops closer to the Chautauqua trailhead and Chautauqua Dining Hall.
  • Park To Park 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). Parking in some lots may be impacted by construction in 2024. Updates will be posted on this webpage.
  • Park To Park Map

Paid parking at Chautauqua

  • Paid parking at Chautauqua is required on weekends and summer holidays.
  • Parking costs $2.50/hour. Pay at pay stations or via the ParkMobile app.
  • Parking is free during the weekdays, the fall, winter and spring.

Park-to-Park Map

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Park-to-Park shuttle

Parking revenue helps pay for Park-to-Park. The shuttle is operated by Via Mobility Services.

Please note that the Park-to-Park shuttle is a separate service from the HOP 2 Chautauqua shuttle. The HOP 2 Chautauqua is a free transit service to the Colorado Music Festival and Chautauqua Summer Series events and is operated by the Colorado Chautauqua Association. Learn more about the HOP 2 Chautauqua.