Dorney Park's Parking Guide: Everything You Need to Know

In this page, we'll go over everything that you need to know when parking at Dorney park including the types of parking, how much it costs, and how some visitors are able to get in for free.

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    Types of Parking

    Regular Parking

    Regular parking is exactly what it sounds like, you'll be able to park in the general parking area of the park.

    During the busier seasons, you may be directed to park in specific spots by the staff in order to better accommodate all guests.

    This will also facilitate being able to leave the park.

    parking lot

    Preferred Parking

    Preferred parking is an upgrade from regular parking, as it allows you to park closer to the entrance.

    This is actually a very popular upgrade.

    If you're planning on being at the park the entire day, this means that you've also done a ton of walking. 

    dorney park walking

    After a long day at the park, you may not want to walk all the way back to find your car. If that is the case, don't worry, we understand.

    With preferred parking, you'll be able to exit the park, and end up very close to your park.

    This will also expedite being able to get on the road and head home or back to your hotel, as you won't get caught in the lines of cars trying to head out.

    Preferred parking is available on a first-come, first-serve basis.

    Handicap Parking

    Handicap parking is reserved for those that are handicapped, and is the same price as regular parking.

    There are specific spots around the park, and closer to the entrance that are reserved handicapped spots.

    It is also available on a first-come, first-serve basis.

    How Much is Dorney Park Parking?

    Regular & Handicap Parking

    Regular parking costs $20 (per vehicle) at the gate, but you can save a few bucks by purchasing online. 

    At the time of this writing, it costs $18 (per vehicle) to purchase parking directly from the Dorney park site.

    Preferred Parking

    Preferred parking costs $30 (per vehicle).

    Does a Season Pass Include Parking

    Yes, if you're a season pass holder, you receive free parking for not only the entire 2021 season, but the 2022 season as well.

    dorney park season pass gold

    That itself is a giant perk, as saving $20 per visit can pay for itself in only a few visits.

    Season Passholders have the option to upgrade their parking to Preferred Parking. 

    You can also buy a season pass directly from the Dorney Park site.

    Car Finder

    Never forget where you parked!

    dorney park car finder app

    Using the Dorney park app, you can save your car's location so that you will be able to know exactly where it is when you're ready to head back to the parking lot.

    This will save you plenty of time and avoid frustration, after a long day at the park.

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