Great American Ball Park Gate & Parking Lot Guide [Cincinnati Reds]


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If you are heading to a Cincinnati Reds game or other type of hosted event at Great American Ball Park, this Great American Ball Park Gate and Parking Guide will help you understand where all the stadium entrances, stadium gates, and stadium parking options are located.

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These are the Great American Ball Park parking lots, entrances, and gates that we cover in this guide:

  • Great American Ball Park Gate A
  • Great American Ball Park Gate B
  • Great American Ball Park Gate C
  • Great American Ball Park Gate D
  • Great American Ball Park Gate E
  • Great American Ball Park Gate F
  • Great American Ball Park Gate G
  • Great American Ball Park Gate H
  • Great American Ball Park Gate I
  • Great American Ball Park Gate J
  • Great American Ball Park Broadway Lot
  • Great American Ball Park Lot A
  • Great American Ball Park Lot B
  • Great American Ball Park Lot E
  • Great American Ball Park Lot U
  • Great American Ball Park East Garage
  • Great American Ball Park Central Riverfront Garage

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This article will cover everything you need to know about Great American Ball Park in terms of gate locations, parking lot entrance locations, when the stadium gates open, and more relevant information you’ll want to know prior to arrival. It will also detail some of the best attractions in and surrounding the stadium that we recommend visitors experience before or after the game. 

Great American Ball Park Gate Information

Great American Ball Park Gate A Entrance Location

The Great American Ball Park Gate A Entrance is located on the northwest corner of the stadium near the Reds Team Shop. Great American Ball Park Gate A Entrance is at the intersection of Joe Nuxhall Way and Johnny Bench Way. There is a large clearing where you will find many landscaped areas with trees that is known as the Crosley Terrace. You will also see the Joe Morgan Statue swinging a bat. Great American Ball Park Gate A is also referred to as Great American Ball Park Main Gate.

Click here to view a 360-degree view of the Great American Ball Park Gate A Entrance as you view it from the intersection of Joe Nuxhall Way and Johnny Bench Way. The Crossley Terrace outside Gate A provides a nice are to hang out or meet up with your group before the game starts. Above Great American Ball Park Gate A Entrance you will see a large sign reading “Great American Ball Park”.

Great American Ball Park Gate B Entrance Location

The Great American Ball Park Gate B Entrance is located on the north side of the stadium in the gap between the row of buildings between Johnny Bench Way and Great American Ball Park. Great American Ball Park is located just south of Johnny Bench Way. The buildings have large signs with one reading “Cincinnati Reds” and the other reading “Rounding Third and Heading for Home. Great American Ball Park Gate B is also known as Great American Ball Park Gapper’s Alley.

Click here to view a 360-degree view of the Great American Ball Park Gate B Entrance as you view it Johnny Bench Way. Great American Ball Park Gate B is located just under a small overhang that reads “Gate B Gapper’s Alley”. Great American Ball Park Gate B has a wire outer fence that will open on game day. There is also a tree on both sides of the gate entrance.

Great American Ball Park Gate C Entrance Location

The Great American Ball Park Gate C Entrance is located on the northeast corner of the stadium. Great American Ball Park Gate C is located at the Johnny Bench Way and East Pete Rose Way. There is a large set of stairs that you can take up to Gate C. There is also an elevator down by the garage if you would prefer not to take the stairs. You will also see small signs that point the way up the stairs to “Gates A-E” or to “The Elevator”.

Click here to view a 360-degree view of the stairway that leads to the entrance of Great American Park Gate C as you view it from the intersection of Johnny Bench Way and East Pete Rose Way. Near Great American Ball Park Gate C Entrance you will find a set of Reds Ticket Office Windows if you need to purchase tickets. Great American Ball Park Gate C is also referred to as Left Field Gate Entrance.

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Great American Ball Park Gate D Entrance Location

The Great American Ball Park Gate D Entrance is located on the northeast corner of the stadium. Great American Ball Park Gate D is located at the Johnny Bench Way and East Pete Rose Way. There is a large set of stairs that you can take up to Gate D. Great American Ball Park Gate D Entrance is very close to Gate C. American Gate Ball Park Gate D Entrance is only for those with suite holder tickets. American Ball Park Gate D Entrance is also known as the Suite/Club Entrance.

Click here to view a 360-degree view of the stairway that leads to the entrance of Great American Park Gate D as you view it from the intersection of Johnny Bench Way and East Pete Rose Way. Near Great American Ball Park Gate D Entrance you will find a set of Reds Ticket Office Windows if you need to purchase tickets. As a reminder, you can’t access this gate without a suit ticket.

Great American Ball Park Gate E Entrance Location

The Great American Ball Park Gate E Entrance is located on the east side of the stadium just off of Johnny Bench Way (Broadway Street). You can get to Great American Ball Park Gate E via the stairs at the corner of Johnny Bench Way and East Pete Rose Way or there is a set of stairs further south along Johnny Bench Way. The set of stairs on Johnny Bench Way will also lead up to the North Ticket Office Windows if you need to buy any tickets.

Click here to view a 360-degree view of the set of stairs along Johnny Bench Way that lead up to Great American Ball Park Gate E Entrance. You will see a small sign that says “Gate E and Gate F” are up the stairs. Great American Ball Park Gate E is also known as Great American Ball Park Broadway/Bleacher Gate. Gate E is located in left center field.

Great American Ball Park Gate F Entrance Location

The Great American Ball Park Gate F Entrance is located on the southeast side of the stadium off of Johnny Bench Way (Broadway Street) not far from the interchange with US Highway 52. You can access Great American Ball Park Gate F by taking a set of stairs along Johnny Bench Way. You will see a sign that points up the stairs and reads “Gate E and Gate F”. Gate F is very close to the North Ticket Office if you need to buy tickets.

Click here to view a 360-degree view of the set of stairs that leads to the Great American Ball Park Gate F Entrance as you view it from Johnny Bench Way. The Great American Ball Park Gate F Entrance is located near center field and the iconic Pilot House. Great American Ball park Gate F is also referred to as the Center Field Entrance.

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Great American Ball Park Gate G Entrance Location

The Great American Ball Park Gate G Entrance is located on the south side of the stadium on US Highway 27 (Ohio River Trail). There is a small set of stairs that leads to the Great American Gate G Entrance as you walk along the sidewalk. There will be a small sign that reads “Gate G” this way. You can follow the signs to the gate.

Click here to view a 360-degree view of the set of stairs that leads to the Great American Ball Park Gate G Entrance as you view it from US Highway 27. The Great American Ball Park Gate G Entrance is located out near center field. The Great American Ball Park Gate G is also referred to as the Sun and Moo Deck Entrance.

Great American Ball Park Gate H Entrance Location

The Great American Ball Park Gate H Entrance is located in the southwest corner of the stadium along US Highway 27. As you approach the Great American Ball Park Gate H Entrance on US Highway 27 you will first see the entrance to the parking garage, then to the east there is a small set of stairs set back into the wall. The stairs will lead to the Great American Ball Park Gate H Entrance. There is a wire gate that will be opened when you can enter, which should be 90 minutes before fist pitch.

Click here to view a 360-degree view of the Great American Ball Park Gate H Entrance as you view it from US Highway 27. Great American Ball Park Gate H is located out in right field. The team bullpens are very close to Gate H as well. In fact, Great American Ball Park Gate H is also commonly referred to as the Bullpen Ramp Entrance.

Great American Ball Park Gate I Entrance Location

The Great American Ball Park Gate I Entrance is located on the southwest side of the stadium along US Highway 27 near the intersection with Joe Nuxhall Way. As you approach Great American Ball Park Gate on US Highway 27 you will see several small trees and a small landscaped area. Gate I is actually wrapped around the outer wall of the Great American Ball Park. There is a set of stairs that will lead you up to the main concourse where you can get to your seats.

Click here to view a 360-degree view of the Great American Ball Park Gate I Entrance as you view it from US Highway 27 near the Joe Nuxhall Way intersection. Great American Ball Park Gate I is located in the right field corner of the stadium not too far from Gate H. Great American Ball Park Gate I is right across the street from the Moerlein Lager House. Gate I is also referred to as the Right Field Entrance.

Great American Ball Park Gate J Entrance Location

The Great American Ball Park Gate J Entrance is located on the west side of the stadium along Joe Nuxhall Way where it intersects with East Freedom Way. The Great American Ball Park Gate J Entrance has a large Cincinnati Reds Hall of Fame sign right above it. There is a red railing out in front with decorative Cincinnati “C’s” designed into the frame. Gate J is underneath the building in the middle where the building has a walkway that leads into the ballpark.

Click here to view a 360-degree view of the Great American Park Gate J Entrance as you view it from Joe Nuxhall Way at the intersection with East Freedom Way. The Great American Ball Park Gate J Entrance is highlighted by the Cincinnati Hall of Fame. This is also right next to the Reds Team Store, if you want some Reds gear. Gate J is also referred to as the Great American Ball Park Hall of Fame Gate.

Great American Ball Park Parking Lot Information

Great American Ball Park Broadway Lot Parking Location

The Great American Ball Park Broadway Lot entrance is located just off Broadway Street underneath the Interstate 71 overpass. Great American Ball Park Broadway Lot is a good option for fans to park in if you are heading to the game from the north or the east. Great American Ball Park Broadway Lot is ideal for Great American Ball Park Gates A through Gates F, which are from Home Plate up the third base line into left field. It is about a 5 minute walk to Great American Ball Park from here.

Yes, it does cost to park in Great American Ball Park Broadway Lot. This is where you can view the current price of parking passes available for Reds games at Vivid Seats (paid affiliate link takes you to VividSeats.com). Prepaying for parking is usually your best option to make sure you get a spot and avoid other hassles.

Click here to view a 360-degree view of the entrance to Great American Ball Park Broadway Lot as you approach it heading south on Broadway Street. You can follow Broadway Street to the stadium or choose to walk through the SP+ Parking Lot adjacent to the Broadway Lot. The Lot can fill up fast, so I would recommend getting there early or buying a parking pass ahead of time.

Great American Ball Park Lot A Parking Location

The Great American Ball Park Lot A entrance is located on Central Avenue under the overpass with Interstate 71. Great American Ball Park Lot A is a good option for those fans traveling to the game from the west. Great American Ball Park Lot A is ideal for Great American Ball Park Gate A or Great American Ball Park Gate I. It is about a 15 minute walk to Great American Ball Park from here. This parking lot is a shared lot with Paul Brown Stadium.

Yes, it does cost to park in Great American Ball Park Lot A. This is where you can view the current price of parking passes available for Reds games at Vivid Seats (paid affiliate link takes you to VividSeats.com). Prepaying for parking is usually your best option to make sure you get a spot and avoid other hassles.

Click here to view a 360-degree view of the entrance to Great American Ball Park Lot A which will be open for all Reds games, but if there is a Bengals game parking may be limited. You can take Second Street to get to the stadium. The Lot can fill up fast, so I would recommend getting there early or buying a parking pass ahead of time.

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Great American Ball Park Lot B Parking Location

The Great American Ball Park Lot B entrance is located on West Pete Rose Way near the intersection with Elm Street. Great American Ball Park Lot B is a good option for fans to park in if you are heading to the game from the west. Great American Ball Park Lot B is ideal for Great American Ball Park Gate I. It is about a 12-15 minute walk to Great American Ball Park. Lot B is a shared lot with the Bengals.

Yes, it does cost to park in Great American Ball Park Lot B. This is where you can view the current price of parking passes available for Reds games at Vivid Seats (paid affiliate link takes you to VividSeats.com). Prepaying for parking is usually your best option to make sure you get a spot and avoid other hassles.

Click here to view a 360-degree view of the entrance to Great American Ball Park Lot B which will be open for all Reds games, but if there is a Bengals game parking may be limited. You can follow West Freedom Way to Great American Ball Park. The Lot can fill up fast, so I would recommend getting there early or buying a parking pass ahead of time.

Great American Ball Park Lot E Parking Location

The Great American Ball Park Lot E entrance is located at the intersection of US Highway 27 and Central Avenue. Great American Ball Park Lot E is a good option for those fans traveling to the game from the south or west. Great American Ball Park is great for fans sitting in right field or near Gate H. It is about a 15 minute walk to Great American Ball Park from here. This parking lot is shared lot with Paul Brown Stadium.

Yes, it does cost to park in Great American Ball Park Lot E. This is where you can view the current price of parking passes available for Reds games at Vivid Seats (paid affiliate link takes you to VividSeats.com). Prepaying for parking is usually your best option to make sure you get a spot and avoid other hassles.

Click here to view a 360-degree view of the entrance to Great American Ball Park Lot E, which will be open for all Reds games, but if there is a Bengals game parking may be limited. You can take Ohio River Scenic Byway to Great American Ball Park. The Lot can fill up fast, so I would recommend getting there early or buying a parking pass ahead of time.

Great American Ball Park Lot U Parking Location

The Great American Ball Park Lot U entrance is located on US Highway 52 southwest of the stadium. Great American Ball Park Lot U is a good option for those fans traveling to the game from the south or the west. Great American Ball Park Lot U is ideal for Great American Ball Park Gate H and Great American Ball Park Gate G entrances. It is about a 10 minute walk to Great American Ball Park from here. This parking lot is a shared lot with Paul Brown Stadium.

Yes, it does cost to park in Great American Ball Park Lot U. This is where you can view the current price of parking passes available for Reds games at Vivid Seats (paid affiliate link takes you to VividSeats.com). Prepaying for parking is usually your best option to make sure you get a spot and avoid other hassles.

Click here to view a 360-degree view of the entrance to Great American Ball Park Lot U which will be open for all Reds games, but if there is a Bengals game parking may be limited. You can take Ohio River Scenic Byway to get to the stadium. While it appears to be a garage, it isn’t, the covered entrance leads to an open lot. Also, this parking lot will fill up fast, so we recommend buying a parking pass ahead of time.

Great American Ball Park Parking Garages 

Does Great American Ball Park have a parking garage?

Yes there are a couple Great American Ball Park Parking Garages. These parking garages are on different sides of the stadium which is very convenient. Depending on where you are sitting, you will likely have a garage close to your gate entrance.

Fans are encouraged to prepay for parking before arriving at Great American Ball Park. This is where you can view the current price of parking passes available for Reds games at Vivid Seats (paid affiliate link takes you to VividSeats.com).

Great American Ball Park East Garage Location

The Great American Ball Park East Garage entrance is located on US Highway 52 northeast of the Taylor Southgate Bridge. Great American Ball Park East Garage is a good option for fans to park in if you are heading to the game from the east or the south. Great American Ball Park East Garage is ideal for Great American Ball Park Gates C through F. It is about a 5-10 minute walk to Great American Ball Park from the East Garage. The Great American Ball Park East Garage sells several different levels of parking passes.

Yes, it does cost to park in Great American Ball Park East Garage. This is where you can view the current price of parking passes available for Reds games at Vivid Seats (paid affiliate link takes you to VividSeats.com). Prepaying for parking is usually your best option to make sure you get a spot and avoid other hassles.

Click here to view a 360-degree view of the entrance to Great American Ball Park East Garage as you view it from US Highway 52. Great American Ball Park East Garage is open for all Cincinnati Reds games. You can follow the Ohio River Trail or East Pete Rose Way to the stadium. You will likely need to buy a parking pass ahead of time to park here.

Great American Ball Park Central Riverfront Garage Location

The Great American Ball Park Central Riverfront Garage entrance is located on Joe Nuxhall Way near the intersection with East Freedom Way. Great American Ball Park Central Riverfront Garage is a good option for fans to park in if you are heading to the game from any direction to the stadium. Central Riverfront Garage is right across the street from Great American Ball Park Gate J, but is also great for Gate A and Gate I. It is a 5 minute walk to the stadium from here. Parking passes are available for this garage.

Yes, it does cost to park in Great American Ball Park Central Riverfront Garage. This is where you can view the current price of parking passes available for Reds games at Vivid Seats (paid affiliate link takes you to VividSeats.com). Prepaying for parking is usually your best option to make sure you get a spot and avoid other hassles.

Click here to view a 360-degree view of the entrance to Great American Ball Park Central Riverfront Garage as you view it from Joe Nuxhall Way. Great American Ball Park Central Riverfront Garage will be open for all Reds games. As mentioned, it is right across the street from the stadium. Parking will fill up fast and you will need to buy a parking pass ahead of time to park here.

Where to Park for Reds Games? 

When going to a Cincinnati Reds game you have the option to park in one of the many Great American Ball Park Parking Lots or Great American Ball Park Garages. Many of the lots have different payment options as well.

The list of Great American Ball Park Parking Lots that we detail in this article:

  • Great American Ball Park Broadway Lot
  • Great American Ball Park Lot A
  • Great American Ball Park Lot B
  • Great American Ball Park Lot E
  • Great American Ball Park Lot U

The list of Great American Ball Park Parking Garages that we detail in this article:

  • Great American Ball Park East Garage
  • Great American Ball Park Central Riverfront Garage

There are a lot of parking options when going to a Reds game. With that said, the Reds games are very popular and parking can fill up fast. We recommend getting a parking pass ahead of time to avoid hassle and availability issues. This is where you can view the current price of parking passes available for Reds games at Vivid Seats (paid affiliate link takes you to VividSeats.com).

Do you have to pay to park at Great American Ball Park?

Yes, it does cost to park in Great American Ball Park Parking Lots and Garages. This is where you can view the current price of parking passes available for Reds games at Vivid Seats (paid affiliate link takes you to VividSeats.com). Prepaying for parking can eliminate hassle and wait times at the stadium.

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