National Park map of New Bedford

A question you may ask when visiting urban parks is, “where can I park?” Have no fear; there’s plenty of parking here.

Metered Parking
The City of New Bedford offers meter parking that accepts credit cards from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM Monday - Friday.

Garage Parking
Elm Street Garage
51 Elm Street
New Bedford, MA 02740
Monday - Sunday, Height limit: 6ft. 3in. Accessible parking and alternative fuel charging stations are available inside the garage. The parking garage is cash only and to find out more about rates, pass card, and parking violation information please contact the Office of the Parking Clerk at 508-961-3153.
Downtown Area Employees & Residents
$ 45.00 / Month (eff 3/1/18)
$ 10.00 / New Card Fee
$ 3.00/hr. or $18.00/Day Maximum
$ 270.00 / Six Months
$10.00 / New Card Fee
$ 3.00 /hr. or $18.00/Day Maximum
Full Time Student
$ 22.50 / Month (eff 3/1/18)
$ 10.00 / New Card Fee

Outdoor Lot Parking
Whale’s Tooth Parking Lot
532 Acushnet Avenue
New Bedford, MA 02740
Seasonal parking from April to October.
Parking kiosk rate per calendar day (exact cash & credit cards). Free shuttle service available to transport ferry passengers from the parking lot to the ferry terminal at State Pier and back. The shuttle service also stops in the city’s downtown historic district. Call 508-979-1456 with any questions.

Last updated: June 13, 2018

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Mailing Address:

33 William Street
New Bedford, MA 02740



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