The Old Sacramento Waterfront is located along the east bank of the Sacramento River between the Tower Bridge and I Street Bridge, and easily accessible from Interstate 5. It is walking distance from the California State Capitol, Raley Field in West Sacramento (Home of the Triple-A River Cats), the Crocker Art Museum and the American River Parkway at Discovery Park.
Whether you are moving east and west from the Pacific Ocean to the Sierra Nevada mountains, or north and south from Southern California to the Pacific Northwest, Old Sacramento Waterfront is a convenient stop for a few hours or for an extended stay.
Two hour metered street parking is available throughout Old Sacramento Waterfront from 10 a.m.–10 p.m. (After 10 p.m., street parking is free) If you’re visiting during the holidays, you can take advantage of free holiday parking on select days and times.
Some businesses offer valet parking.
Two public parking garages are available:
- Old Sacramento Garage, entrance on I Street between 3rd and 2nd.
- Tower Bridge Garage, entrance on Capitol Blvd at Neasham Circle near the Tower Bridge.
Visit SacPark.org for the latest parking information.
Old Sacramento Waterfront is a district that consists of a number of businesses, streets, and addresses. Feel free to use the Old Sacramento Visitors Center address as a general address. They are located at 1002 2nd St Sacramento, CA 95814.
Sitting just south of the confluence of the Sacramento and American Rivers, Old Sacramento Waterfront is a convenient hub on the region’s numerous bike trails.
Old Sacramento Waterfront is a very short walk from the Sacramento Valley Station and I and 5th St., serviced by Amtrak, Capitol Corridor and Regional Transit Light Rail Gold Line.
Public Boat Dock
July 5th 2019 through October 31st 2019
Due to major construction/repairs to the Tower Bridge, we are unable to guarantee reservation space. Therefore, during this construction period, the limited dock space will be first come, first served only. Any overnight stays will still be subject to all current fees. There will not be a lottery for Labor Day weekend this year, and dock use will be first come, first served.
The Old Sacramento Waterfront Public Docks are owned and operated by the City of Sacramento and provide a place for the boating public to stop for a meal or a visit to Old Sacramento. Conveniently located on the Old Sacramento Waterfront, the Public Docks provides easy access for temporary boaters as well as overnight boating guests.
Day parking for RVs and buses is available near the Amtrak station and the California State Railroad Museum. Access at 2nd St., north of I St.