Parking Policies: Tiger Stadium

For questions regarding LSU game day parking policies please contact LSU Athletics Guest Services at (225) 578-4085.


 

Parking Policies

BUS/LIMOUSINE PARKING
Please refer to the LSU Football GameDay Parking Map for Buses/Limousines (B/L) parking. Motor homes are not allowed in this area. Parking spaces are not guaranteed and are available on a first-come, first serve basis. Buses/Limousines should approach campus on Nicholson Drive or River Road and may NOT pass through campus before or after the game, those traveling in Buses/Limousines must meet at their vehicle.

CLOSED STREETS
North Stadium Drive, South Stadium Drive and West Stadium Drive (next to Tiger Stadium) will be closed to all vehicular traffic on Gamedays. These road closures are denoted on the LSU Football GameDay Parking Map and Waze Live Map.

DESIGNATED PARKING AREAS
Automobiles & motor homes may park only in designated areas. No parking is permitted on roots of trees or under drip lines of tree branches.

INCLEMENT WEATHER
LSU Athletics reserves the right to adjust parking based on weather and lot conditions.

NEUTRAL GROUND (MEDIAN PARKING)
Parking of vehicles on the neutral ground (medians) and on landscaped areas on LSU Campus (including on Nicholson Drive) is NOT permitted. Violators will be towed.

NICHOLSON DRIVE PARKING
Vehicles may NOT park along the shoulders of Nicholson Drive between West Chimes and Brightside for football games. Vehicles that park in these areas will be towed. Tailgating may take place along Nicholson Drive, however, personal vehicles may not park next to the street.

NO PARKING AREAS
Parts of campus are deemed as “No Parking” areas to fans, designated by “No Parking” signs. These areas are strictly enforced. Vehicles should stay confined within the white lines of a legitimate parking space or risk being towed. Fans should refrain from parking in other areas unless directed by Police or Parking Services personnel.

OVERSIZED VEHICLE PARKING 
LSU Athletics defines an oversized vehicle as any vehicle other than a motor home more than 20 feet long and/ or 7 feet wide. Oversized vehicles will be directed to the free Oversized Vehicle Parking on campus. View the LSU Football GameDay Parking Map for locations. Parking spaces are not guaranteed and are available on a first-come, first serve basis. Oversized vehicles may park in reserved parking lots only with the permission of LSU Athletics Administration.

SAVING SPACES
Saving parking spaces for other motorists is not permitted in any area.

SPACES FOR VEHICLES ONLY
Reserved parking spaces are for vehicles only. The purchase and use of a parking pass for other reasons, such as port-o-lets, trailers, tents, chairs, cookers, generators, etc., is not permitted. Violators are subject to removal.

RAILROAD
A live railroad track runs adjacent to Nicholson Drive through the LSU campus. Vehicles are prohibited from parking adjacent to these tracks.

ADA Parking

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ADA PARKING – FREE
Free ADA parking is located at Lot 409 on Gourrier Ave. There are a limited number of spaces available. This area is available on a first come, first served basis beginning at 7 a.m. on gameday. The lot is accessible by presenting a valid state issued ADA parking permit and/or valid ADA driver’s license to the traffic officers on site. A shuttle is provided to and from Tiger Stadium.

SHUTTLE INFORMATION
Shuttle service will start 4 hours prior to kickoff for games scheduled after noon. For games scheduled at or before noon shuttle service will start 3 hours before kickoff. Pickup location will be in Lot 409. The drop off location and post-game pickup will be on South Stadium Drive on the southwest corner of Tiger Stadium. Shuttles will be available throughout the game until approximately 90 minutes after the game for return service to Lot 409.

Oversized Vehicles

OVERSIZED VEHICLE PARKING 
LSU Athletics defines an oversized vehicle as any vehicle other than a motor home more than 20 feet long and/ or 7 feet wide. Oversized vehicles will be directed to the free Oversized Vehicle Parking on campus. Visit the LSU Football GameDay Parking Map for locations. Parking spaces are not guaranteed and are available on a first-come, first serve basis. Oversized vehicles may park in reserved parking lots only with the permission of LSU Athletics Administration.

BUS/LIMOUSINE PARKING
Please refer to the LSU Football GameDay Parking Map for Buses/Limousines (B/L) parking. Motor homes are not allowed in this area. Parking spaces are not guaranteed and are available on a first-come, first serve basis. Buses/Limousines should approach campus on Nicholson Drive or River Road and may NOT pass through campus before or after the game, those traveling in Buses/Limousines must meet at their vehicle.

TRAILER PARKING
There is a charge of $50 per game to park trailers in the Non-Reserved Paid Parking area located in the street parking west of Highland Road and in the South Stadium area. Trailers parked in parking spaces within the colored area of the map and common areas adjacent to the colored area are subject to the $50 per game charge. Trailers should not exceed the size limit of a normal parking space. This area is indicated on the LSU Football GameDay Parking Map. Utility trailers are not permitted to occupy parking spaces and/or park in any reserved lots.

Best Traffic Routes to and from Tiger Stadium

LSUsports.net/waze
LSU Athletics has developed a custom Waze gameday traffic map. The live map on desktop, mobile web browsers, or the Waze App provides real-time information for traveling to and from campus.

LSUsports.net/waze • Waze.com/livemap

CAMPUS POSTGAME GAMEDAY MAP, DIRECTIONS & ROUTES
LSU Police and local Law Enforcement Agencies have collaborated to provide support for motorists driving to and from Tiger Stadium for LSU football games. To report traffic problems, call LSU Police at (225) 578-3231. Visit LSUsports.net/fbparking and follow @LSUGameops on Twitter for the latest and most up-to-date information and directions.

Below are suggested driving directions from Interstate 10 to LSU venues and events on and off-campus. Alternate routes exist and are suggested for football games.

 

Directions Approaching Campus

From the North
If approaching the stadium from the north, use either River Road, Nicholson Drive, Highland Road or Dalrymple Drive. From these routes, parking will be available north of the stadium, on Nicholson Drive near the Carl Maddox Fieldhouse, at Kirby Smith Residence Hall lots off Aster and Roosevelt Streets, or at the Pleasant Hall lots on Dalrymple Drive.

From the East or South
If approaching the stadium from east or south, use either College Drive, Acadian/Stanford exit, Highland Road or Burbank Drive and Nicholson Drive. Parking for those using these routes is available on Gourrier Lane south of the stadium, off River Road near the Mississippi River and or additional lots east of the stadium in the vicinity of the John M. Parker Coliseum.

From South on Nicholson/Burbank
Fans coming from the south on Nicholson Drive or Burbank Drive will be routed to Gourrier Lane, then to River Road.

One-Way Traffic to Stadium
(90 minutes prior to kickoff)

Approximately 90 minutes prior to kickoff, police will direct one-way traffic only toward Tiger Stadium on Highland Road from Lee Drive, on West Lakeshore Drive from Stanford, on Nicholson Drive Extension from Parker Boulevard and on Dalrymple Drive from the I-10 overpass.

Exiting Campus

Going South
After the game, southbound traffic from the stadium will be directed onto Nicholson Drive or to River Road. Nicholson Drive will turn into a one-lane roadway southbound until Bluebonnet Boulevard. Nicholson Drive at Bluebonnet Boulevard will return to normal two-way traffic flow going south. Fans who are traveling in the left lane of Nicholson Drive will be directed to turn onto Bluebonnet Boulevard and fans traveling in the right lane of Nicholson Drive will be directed to continue straight (southbound).

Going North
After the game, northbound traffic west of Tiger Stadium will be directed onto Nicholson Drive or to River Road. Northbound traffic east of Tiger Stadium will be directed onto Highland Road.

Fans are encouraged to view the LSU Football Parking Map for best routes off-campus.