Parking on River Street: There are 3 city lots and 1 private parking lot. Lots are located at the Barnard Ramp and the Abercorn Ramp.
There is a newly built parking garage located at 500 West River Street and provides direct access to Plant Riverside District and River Street. The garage is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
Rates may be subject to change for special events
Credit/Debit card are the only forms of payment accepted
City of Savannah parking information.
Downtown Parking Options Near the Waterfront
Ramps: Driving access to River Street is from Bay Street via the Barnard Street Ramp, Abercorn Street Ramp, Lincoln Street Ramp, and East Broad Street Ramp. River Street is one-way west (bridge) to east.
Multiple sets of historic steps lead from Bay Street and Factor’s Walk down to River Street. Walking is also allowed on the ramps.
Elevator: Outdoor elevator located between the Hyatt Regency Savannah and City Hall (Intersection of Bull and Bay Streets) to transport visitors to Bay Street from River Street.
The River Street Visitor Information Center: 1 West River Street, Savannah, GA 31401. Adjacent to the Hyatt Regency Hotel at the foot of City Hall. Stop here for a restroom break and to pick us some information.
By Private Boat
The City of Savannah operates public bulkheads and floating docks on the Savannah River, parallel to popular River Street attractions. Mobility & Parking Services is the city department, which manages these facilities. Contact is Dockmaster Shawn Emerson Email
The recreational dock is first-come, first-served (no reservations accepted). The first three hours are free. Please call (912) 651-3634, Monday – Friday, 8am to 5pm, after 5pm and holidays please call (912) 651-6477. When calling please provide your name, your phone number (cell) and the length of the vessel.
There are also two private docks open to the public that take reservations:
River St. Market Dock – 912.398.6038 (vessels 25 ft. or longer)
Westin Hotel Dock – 912.201.2021 (This dock is across the river; there’s a FREE water ferry – Savannah Belles Ferry)
- Operating 7 days a week, from 7am to midnight
- Pet Policy – Service animals, pets in carriers and non-aggressive dogs on leashes are permitted on the Ferries
- ADA Accessible
- River Street at City Hall
- East End Landing at the Savannah Marriott Riverfront
- Hutchinson Island at the Savannah Convention Center and adjacent to the Westin Savannah Harbor Resort & Spa