Parking for Visitors

  • There are over 600 visitor parking spaces available on the Capitol Campus.
  • Visitor parking cost $1.50 per hour weekdays from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., but is free on evenings and weekends
  • Parking meters accept credit/debit card, $1 bills or coins (.05, .10, .25, .50, 1.00)
  • Click on a lot [P] in the map below for detailed information
    See the Capitol Campus Visitor Parking Map  for more detailed, printable version

35 stalls for SUVs, vans and trucks78 stalls for mid & compact vehicles only61 stalls | Dash shuttle service204 stalls | no studded tires or chains | Dash shuttle serviceNorth Diagonal: 54 stalls, South Diagonal: 48 stalls84 stalls | Dash shuttle service14 stalls51 stalls | Dash shuttle service

Other parking options

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Note:  Employees of the state of Washington who work on the capitol grounds may not use visitor parking between the hours of 7:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m.   See WAC 200-200-188 for complete conditions and rules.


General Administration Visitor Lot (upper level)

  • 77 parking stalls on the upper level for mid-size vehicles (e.g. Toyota Camry) and compact cars (e.g. Ford Focus) only
  • For safety reasons, SUVs, vans and pick-up trucks may not be parked on the upper level of the garage
  • A plastic bar at the entry to the upper parking level is in place to prevent larger vehicles from entering

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General Administration Oversize Lot

  • 35 visitor parking stalls
  • for use by SUVs, vans and trucks

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North and South Diagonals on capitol grounds

  • North diagonal:  54 visitor parking stalls
  • South diagonal: 48 visitor parking stalls

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Capitol Way & Maple Park Annex - Lot closed until June 2015

  • 14 visitor parking stalls
  • located on Maple Park Avenue

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Jefferson & Maple Park

  • 51 visitor parking stalls
  • located at Maple Park Avenue and Jefferson Street
  • free Dash shuttle service

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Visitor Information Center

  • 84 visitor parking stalls
  • located at 14th Avenue and Capitol Way
  • free Dash shuttle service

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Professional Arts Building

  • 61 visitor parking stalls
  • located at 11th Avenue and Washington Street
  • free Dash shuttle service

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Natural Resources Building

  • 204 visitor parking stalls
  • P1 parking lot off of Washington Street.
  • free Dash shuttle service
  • no studded tires or chains are permitted at this parking lot