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.

The 2023 Park-to-Park season has ended.

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The Park-to-Park program provides free shuttle service 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 to help pay for the shuttles, as well as ambassadors to assist visitors.

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


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

2023 Schedule

The 2023 shuttle season has ended. For 2023, the shuttle began operating Saturday, May 27 and ran through Monday, Sept. 4. Included 2023 holidays were Memorial Day (May 29), Juneteenth (June 19), Independence Day (July 4), and Labor Day (Sept. 4).

Plan Your Trip

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.
  • View the map.

Free parking

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.
A map of the park-to-park shuttle

2023 Park-to-Park Map. View full image.


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.