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Directions

Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens is located at One Schenley Park in Pittsburgh’s vibrant Oakland neighborhood. To find us via GPS, use 700 Frank Curto Drive as the locator address. 


Parking

Free parking for our visitors is available in the center island on Schenley Drive. Metered street parking available on either side of Schenley Drive is also free after 6 p.m. Monday – Saturday and all day on Sundays. Accessible parking is available near the Conservatory's front entrance, running parallel to the bike lane as seen in this imageBus parking is available on the south/east end of Schenley Drive near the park. Depending on your proximity to Phipps, during the peak days of Winter Flower Show, you may find it advantageous to skip parking altogether by using Uber or Lyft.


Valet Service

Valet service is available for a $10 flat rate on the following dates and times:

Thurs., Dec. 8; 2:30 p.m. – 9 p.m.
Fri., Dec. 9; 2:30 p.m. – 9 p.m.
Sat., Dec. 10; 2:30 p.m. – 9 p.m.
Sun., Dec. 11; 2:30 p.m. – 9 p.m.
Tues., Dec. 13; 4 p.m. – 9 p.m.
Wed., Dec. 14; 4 p.m. – 9 p.m.
Thurs., Dec. 15; 4 p.m. – 9 p.m.
Fri., Dec. 16; 11 a.m. – 9 p.m.
Sat., Dec. 17; 11 a.m. – 9 p.m.
Sun., Dec. 18; 11 a.m. – 9 p.m.
Mon., Dec. 19; 4 p.m. – 9 p.m.
Tues., Dec. 20; 4 p.m. – 9 p.m.
Wed., Dec. 21; 11 a.m. – 9 p.m.

Thurs., Dec. 22; 11 a.m. – 9 p.m.
Fri., Dec. 23; 11 a.m. – 9 p.m.
Mon., Dec. 26; 10 a.m. – 9 p.m.
Tues., Dec. 27; 10 a.m. – 9 p.m.
Wed., Dec. 28; 10 a.m. – 9 p.m.
Thurs., Dec. 29; 10 a.m. – 9 p.m.
Fri., Dec. 30; 10 a.m. – 9 p.m.
Sat., Dec. 31; 11 a.m. – 9 p.m.
Sun., Jan. 1; 11 a.m. – 9 p.m.
Fri., Jan. 6; 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Sat., Jan. 7; 11 a.m. – 9 p.m.
Sun., Jan. 8; 11 a.m. – 9 p.m.

 

Shuttle Service

Free shuttle service for our visitors, with stops at Forbes Avenue and Semple Street Garage and Bob O’Connor Golf Course (Schenley Park Golf Course), will be provided as weather permits starting at 5 p.m. on the following evenings:

Fri., Dec. 9
Sat., Dec. 10
Fri., Dec. 16
Sat., Dec. 17
Sun., Dec. 18
Fri., Dec. 23
Mon., Dec. 26

Tues., Dec. 27
Wed., Dec. 28
Thurs., Dec. 29
Fri., Dec. 30
Sat., Dec. 31
Sun., Jan. 1

 

After 8:30 p.m. each evening, the shuttle will no longer pick up new passengers from the garage and golf course. Final pickup from Phipps will occur at 10:30 p.m.

Shuttle Parking Fees
Parking at the Bob O’Connor Golf Course is free. Parking at the Forbes Avenue and Semple Street Garage is free on Fri., Nov. 25 and Sat., Nov. 26, as well as on Saturdays, Dec. 3, 10, 17 and 24. On other days parking at the Forbes Avenue and Semple Street Garage after 4 p.m. is $5.

Directions and Parking

Live Shuttle Tracker

Inclement weather can affect the shuttle schedule. Please use our Live Shuttle Tracker to confirm that the shuttle is operating and to track its position and arrival time.

 

Shuttle Safety Regulations
Families with children who require a car seat must bring your car seats to the bus so that children can be seated and secured. Shuttles can accommodate one motorized or two non-motorized wheelchairs/scooters per trip. 

Shuttle Stops
The shuttle runs on a continuous circuit beginning at Phipps and traveling to Forbes Avenue and Semple Street Garage and Bob O’Connor Golf Course. Passengers waiting to board should wait at the specific locations of the stops, as follows:
Phipps: Schenley Drive, across the street from the Conservatory entrance
Forbes Avenue and Semple Street Garage: Meyran Avenue, in front of the garage entrance
Bob O’Connor Golf Course: Golf course parking lot


Additional Parking in Oakland

During peak hours, visitors may also seek parking in one of the nearby lots listed below. Please note that shuttle service is only available at Forbes Avenue and Semple Street Garage and Bob O'Connor Golf Course.

Forbes Avenue and Semple Street Garage
210 Meyran Avenue
412/621-5922
$5 – 11/day
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Soldiers & Sailors Garage
4215 Fifth Avenue
412/624-4034
$5 – $14/day
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Sennott Square Garage
207 South Bouquet Street
$5 – 14/day
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Carnegie Mellon University
299 South Dithridge Street
$6 – 14/day Monday – Friday
$5 flat rate on weekends
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Panther Hollow Lot
2 Boundary Street
412/383-6862
$4 flat rate Monday – Friday
Closed weekends
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Photo © Paul g. Wiegman