Free and Convenient

Multiple complimentary parking areas across the facility allow parking close to where you will enjoy the day!
Please observe our park speed limit of 5 MPH.

Outer Parking Lot

Outer Parking Lot

Arrive before Dutch Springs opens?
Need to purchase an admission ticket?
You will park here first before entering through the gate!

If you arrive before Dutch Spring opens, a parking attendant will direct you where to park.  If you already have a barcoded ticket or pass, please have it in your hand when you turn into the parking lot!

If you need to purchase an admission ticket, you will first park in the outer parking lot, then go to the admissions office. There you will fill out a park waiver and pay the daily admission fee. Once the entrance gate opens, you may drive to the Aqua Park parking location, or to the location where you will drop off your scuba equipment.


Aqua Park Parking Lot

For Aqua Park, Peninsula Side Divers and Customers using the Change Building and Concession Stand

Every Day: Parking is available on a first come first served basis to all customers.  Parking Passes are not required.  When the parking area is filled, a parking lot attendant will guide you additional parking on our grassy field next to the lot.


Sky Challenge Parking

For Sky Challenge Adventurers

Every Day: This parking area is available for temporary parking when exploring on the Sky Challenge.  It is not intended as an overflow parking area used for daily parking for divers or Aqua Park customers.


Peninsula Parking

For Divers & Vehicles w/ Handicapped License Plates

Weekdays (Mon – Fri): Parking is limited to divers, open water swimmers, customers who rent the P-1 tent and vehicles displaying a handicapped tag or license plates.

Weekends (Sat – Sun): Parking is limited to dive instructors and vehicles displaying a handicapped tag or license plates.  Instructors must register their vehicle at the admissions gate and display the parking pass at all times.  Diving from the peninsula side?  10 minute parking to load and unload gear is allowed!


Student Side Parking

For Customers using Student Side

Every Day: Parking is available on a first come first served basis to all customers.  Parking Passes are not required.  When the parking area is filled, 10 minute double parking to load and unload gear is allowed.

Due to the distance, it is not a recommended parking are for Aqua Park customers


Cul-de-Sac Parking

For Customers using the Pier

Every Day: Parking is available on a first come first served basis to all customers.  Parking Passes are not required.  When the parking area is filled, 10 minute double parking to load and unload gear is allowed.

Due to the distance, it is not a recommended parking are for Aqua Park customers


Blue Koi Parking

For Regulator’s Grill, Blue Koi Gift Shoppe and Gear Rentals and Movie Night Customers 

Every Day:  This parking area is available for temporary parking when visiting the above areas.  It is not intended as an overflow parking area used for daily parking for divers or Aqua Park customers.


Pavilion and Red Tent Parking

For Customers Attending Event at Pavilion or the Red Tent

Every Day: Parking is restricted to customers who rented the area and their guests only.  Parking passes are not required.  The parking lots can be reached by driving through to the southwest corner of the Aqua Park Parking Lot.


Fill Station Parking

For Fill Station Customers

Every Day: This parking area is available for temporary parking when filling refilling scuba tanks.  It is not intended as an overflow parking area used for daily parking for divers or Aqua Park customers.


Upper Student Side Parking Area

For Divers, RV and Travel Trailer Drivers

Divers: This parking are is for additional Student Side parking and parking for the Student Side Change Building.

RV and Travel Trailers: Parking of RV’s and Travel Trailers are only allowed in the northern side of the Upper Student Side Parking Area (look for the sign!).  Electric and water hookups are not available.  All campers who are parking here and staying overnight must register at and pay a per person camping fee at the admissions office.

Additionally, there are two designated handicapped parking spots attached to the student side change building for wheelchair access.


Upper Peninsula Side Parking Area

For Divers and Tent Campers

Divers: Park here when parking on the peninsula side is not available.  After dropping off gear on the peninsula, drive back up the hill to park.   Overflow fill station parking is also available here.

Tent Campers: Park close your vehicle close to where you camp.  On the other side of the bumper blocks, pitch your tent and set up your area in the large grassy field.  RV and travel trailers parking is not allowed.  All campers who are parking here and staying overnight must register at the admissions office by 5pm.