Parking Information 2022

Parking in Cooperstown is limited, and paid parking is in effect Memorial Day weekend through Columbus Day.
After Columbus Day – before Memorial Day weekend parking is FREE!
Thanksgiving – April 1 there is no daytime time limit in effect in the downtown area.

Where can I park my RV?

  • Vehicles over 20 feet in length are prohibited from parking on all Village streets.
  • Vehicles over 20 feet can park for free at each of the three Trolley Lots as well as the RED lot right on Main Street (see more information below).

What should I know about on-street paid parking?

  • Paid parking is in effect on portions of Main, Pioneer, Chestnut, and Fair Streets from Sat., May 28 to Columbus Day, October 10 from 9 a.m. – 6 p.m. every day.
  • The parking rate is $2 per hour. Parking can be purchased in 15-minute increments for a maximum of 2 hours.
  • Payment can be made at machines on the street or on the app, available for download at PassportParking.com.
  • Machines accept coins and credit cards (no bills).
  • Parking purchases made before 9 a.m. will be time stamped to begin at 9 a.m.
  • The receipt from the machine must be displayed face-up on the driver’s side dash.
  • If using the app, you must enter your license plate number.
  • Additional 2-hour increments can be purchased by returning to the machine or the app.
  • Handicap Accessible parking spaces and designated 15-minute spaces are FREE

How about Doubleday Field?

  • The Doubleday Field Parking Lot will be unavailable for parking Fri. May 27 and Sat. May 28.
  • Paid parking is in effect from Sun. May 29 to Columbus Day from 9 a.m. – 6 p.m.
  • The parking rate is $2 per hour or $14 for the whole day.
  • All three machines accept coins and credit cards (no bills).
  • Payment can also be made on the app, available at PassportParking.com.
  • Parking purchases made before 9 a.m. will be time stamped to begin at 9 a.m.
  • The receipt from the machine must be displayed face-up on the driver’s side dash.
  • If using the app, you must enter your license plate number.
  • Handicap Accessible parking spaces and designated timed spaces are FREE.

What about parking permits?

  • A permit allows for day and evening parking in the Fowler Way Lot.
  • A permit also allows for 2 hours of on-street paid parking daily.
  • After 4pm you may use your permit in the Doubleday Field lot as well.
  • Completed permit applications must be accompanied by the appropriate fee based on the number of cars in the household applying.
  • Applications (Download Application), can be submitted or mailed to the Village Offices at 22 Main Street/ P.O. Box 346

Where can I charge my Electric Vehicle (EV)?

  • Check where Electric Vehicle Charging Stations are in Otsego County.
  • In Cooperstown, municipal units are conveniently located in the Doubleday Field parking lot. Parking fees and charging fees apply.

Where can I park all day without a permit?

  • Consider the Trolley Park and Ride as an alternative. Look for the “Park and Take the Trolley!” signs as you approach Cooperstown. Trolley Rates apply.
    Accessible parking is available in the Blue and Red lots, and the Village Trolleys are ADA compliant and can accommodate mechanized and standard wheelchairs. If possible, please call in advance (607-376-7322) so that the Trolley service can plan accordingly.
  • Blue Trolley Lot: Off Route 28 just south of the Village of Cooperstown (traveling north on Rt. 28 from Oneonta, NY).
  • Red Trolley Lot: Off Route 28 North (Glen Avenue) at Maple Street (traveling south on Route 28 from Route 20).
  • Yellow Trolley Lot: On Route 80 at the upper parking lot of Fenimore Art Museum (traveling south on Route 80 from Route 20).

 

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