Directions & Parking

We are located right next to Canalside in Buffalo’s inner harbor with plenty of nearby parking.

Buffalo Naval Park, Overhead View, Parking, Battleships


From the North: Take I-190 South into downtown Buffalo. Take the Niagara St. exit. Turn right on Niagara St., and right again on S. Elmwood, which turns into Lower Terrace after the Church St. intersection.

From the South/West: Take I-90 East to I-190 North into downtown Buffalo. Take the Church St. exit. Turn right on Lower Terrace (first intersection) and right again on Pearl St.

From the East:  Take I-90 West to Route 33 (The Kensington Expressway).  Take Route 33 into downtown Buffalo and exit to Goodell St.  Bear left on Pearl St. and continue until it ends at the park.


The Naval Park and Liberty Hound Restaurant have approximately 20 reserved parking spots across the street from the Museum Building in the Marine Drive Apartments Lot. The reserved parking spots are clearly marked with a sign- please only park in these designated spots.

To access the lot, turn right onto Marine Drive and proceed 0.1 mile until you reach the entrance to the lot. Turn right into the lot, followed by an immediate right turn toward the Naval Park.

The Buffalo Waterfront

Buffalo’s Waterfront is one of the most popular destinations in the City of Buffalo. Located at the 1825 terminus of the Erie Canal, the site’s storied history is just as exciting as its future!

The Waterfront features tons of family friendly activities and attractions. You’ll find concerts and festivals, fitness classes, ice skating, paddleboats, curling, kayaking, children’s programming, history tours, delicious outdoor dining, as well as a professional sports arena, historic lighthouse, boat rides, a children’s museum, and a zip lining and ropes course.

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