Maps, Directions & Parking

Oak Park and River Forest High School is located in a residential neighborhood. Please be respectful of our neighbors when visiting the school. Specific directions to the school and information about parking are available from the index to the right of this page.

PARKING

OPRFHS staff, students, and visitors should observe all current Village of Oak Park parking and snow day restrictions.

Read parking signs carefully and observe posted restrictions to avoid being ticketed!

Visitor & Disabled Parking

Free, one-hour visitor parking on west side of Scoville and south side of Ontario, and handicapped parking available on west side of Scoville.

Limited garage parking for longer appointments during school days until 4 p.m. with a temporary pass provided by the Welcome Center.

Paid parking available in garage after 4 p.m. weekdays and weekends.

$5 parking for Village of Oak Park scheduled events.

Staff Parking

24-hour free Scoville Avenue Parking Garage access with a Village of Oak Park permit (300 spaces)

Pilgrim Church lot parking with a Village of Oak Park permit (104 spaces)

High school side of Linden/Erie perimeter with a Village of Oak Park permit (152 spaces)

Permit distribution

New staff permits for garage parking are distributed by the school to staff in early fall.

Student permits for garage (pending space/availability) are sold during August ID/schedule pickup days to seniors on a first come/first served basis. Any remaining permits are available for juniors. 

Student Parking

On South Field perimeter/South Boulevard with paid Village of Oak Park permit S-3.

Free all-day parking on designated blocks of Chicago and Ridgeland Avenues. 

Paid parking available in garage after 4 p.m. weekdays and weekends.

Portions of Lake Street with paid Village of Oak Park permit S-3.

Limited on-street parking will be on most residential blocks, including “resident-only.”