Spectator Parking

Click on a category below for names of specific locations.

Parking & Transportation

Vehicular Parking

Parking for spectators, athletes, and volunteers is extremely limited. We advise anyone driving to carpool whenever possible. Please CLICK HERE for information on where to park and be sure to check back for updates.

Public Transportation

All those who are not arriving with boats on their cars are STRONGLY advised to use public transportation. The course is within easy walking distance of 3 MBTA stations (Central & Harvard on the RED line, and BU Central on the B Branch of the Green Line) and multiple bus routes travel near to the course (1, 47,64,66, 71,72,73,74, 75, 86). See www.mbta.com for detailed route and schedule information.

Shuttles

The Regatta provides two complimentary shuttle bus services throughout the course with one shuttle running stops at the Singles and Doubles Launch Site, Lars Andersen Bridge (Boston-side), Cambridge Boat Club, and the Finish Area Launch Site and the other running from the parking area on Birmingham Parkway to the Finish Area Launch Site. Details available HERE.

Trailer Parking

All coaches and competitors should be familiar with the trailer parking procedures. Please CLICK HERE for complete information on parking.

Driving Directions

FALS – Mass Pike to exit 18 East. Exit 20 West, follow signs to Cambridge. Stay straight through several traffic lights and across the River Street Bridge. Once across the bridge, take a left onto Memorial Drive (there will be a Shell station and a Mobile station at the corners.) Stay on Memorial Drive for 1.6 miles at which point it will fork (near the Cambridge Boat Club.) Staying to the left, follow signs for Watertown/Newton. Proceed through the traffic light, and as you approach Eliot Bridge, follow signs for Boston/Newton. As you are crossing Eliot bridge stay to the right and an HOCR volunteer will meet your trailer and direct you to a parking space. It would be helpful to consult a parking map or course map to assist with directions.

SADL (Magazine Beach) – Same as above, expect go RIGHT onto Memorial Drive once you cross the River Street Bridge. Magazine Beach is located about 1/4 mile downstream of Riverside Boat Club, across from the large Shell sign.

Anticipated Road Closures:

8 AM – 7 PM: Memorial Drive from Cambridge Boat Club to Western Avenue (Saturday & Sunday)