KWTX News 10 | Central Texas, Waco | Baylor Game Day - Parking/Tailgating

Parking - Before you make your way to McLane Stadium this season, please plan your route and parking carefully as road and ramp closures will be enacted for Baylor football game days. Additionally, please do not use smartphone or other turn-by-turn navigation as gameday road closures will not be indicated and directions could be incorrect.
For specific driving directions and routing to the pre-paid lots please CLICK HERE to visit an interactive map.
This interactive parking website has been specifically designed to get you to your pre-purchased parking location in the most time efficient manner! This system takes into consideration I-35 construction, game day road closures and corridor capacity that are not available and/or used by other mapping websites or GPS systems. Do not use internet mapping applications; they may bring you into congestion.
Make sure to look at the parking hangtag for your pre-purchased parking location and locate the 2 to 4 letter parking lot identification code. From the search menu, enter your access corridor or zip code and pre-purchased parking location to get your customized access and egress routes. On game day, you will see signage with these parking codes to enforce the route that you've been provided.
Bring up this site on your mobile device! Also, use the 'Print' option to print your route with driving directions from home, or use the text option to send your route to your mobile device.

Parking Map


Reserved Season Parking

The following are pre-paid, season-long parking lots: Lot A, Lot B, Lot C, Lot D, Umphrey Law Center, Ferrell Center, Dutton Garage, Speight Garage & Baylor Research & Innovation Collaborative (BRIC). All parking passes have a perforated piece at the bottom of the pass that will be collected when entering the lot. The parking pass is invalid without this perforated piece. Re-entry will not be allowed once you leave your parking, tailgating or RV lot.

Street & Exit Closures

Campus street closures will start 3 hours prior to kickoff. University Parks Drive will start 3 hours prior to kickoff and reopen when Law Enforcement believes it is safe.
• University Parks Drive (Law School/Dutton Garage to Bagby Avenue)
• 3rd Street (Dutton Avenue to Bagby Avenue)
• 4th Street (Dutton Avenue to Marrs McLean)
• The northbound exit on I-35 for 4th-5th St. exit will be closed
• The southbound exit on I-35 for Martin Luther King Blvd. will be closed

ADA Parking & Shuttle

ADA parking spaces are available on a reserved, season-long & game-by-game basis - while spaces last - at the Baylor Research & Innovation Collaborative (BRIC). An ADA accessible shuttle will start at 8:00 a.m. and run continuously throughout the game with pick-up at the BRIC and drop-off near Gate C of McLane Stadium.

Downtown Parking

With 1,800 parking spaces within five blocks, fans may park for free in downtown Waco. A free 8 minute shuttle will be provided with pick-up @ 5th St. & Austin Ave. and drop-off on the south side of MLK & I-35. Fans may also choose to walk to McLane Stadium - which takes about 20 minutes along the river from the Suspension Bridge. For more information please visit: CHISHOLMCROSSING.COM.

Shuttle from Ferrell Lot & Speight Garage

There will be shuttles available, for fans that choose not to walk from these locations, which will drop fans off on University Parks at the beginning of the "I Believe Walkway." These shuttles will begin 3 hours prior to kickoff & stop at the beginning of the 2nd quarter. Shuttles will resume at the start of the 4th quarter.

RV Parking

Baylor Athletics offers season-long, reserved motor home parking in two areas - 18 on-site spots & 24 spaces at the Ferrell Center. RVs must abide by the same policies set forward for the rest of the tailgaters. Reserved RV spots require a Baylor Bear Foundation donation & are sold out for the 2014 season. To be added to the wait list, please call athletic marketing at 254.710.8110 or email

Campus Parking & Relocation Guidelines

For the most up-to-date information, please visit:




Baylor offers three reserved tailgating areas for every Baylor Home Game. Lone Star Tailgate on Texas Sports Hall of Fame parking lot – Free admission to the celebration for those heading to the game, or VIP shuttle service from a designated downtown parking area for an additional fee. Located near the new pedestrian bridge crossing the Brazos from University Parks Drive to McLane Stadium. Activities include live music, food and beverage vendors, and a large screen TV in covered seating area.


Planning on arriving at McLane Stadium by boat? 
Information about Sailgating

About Baylor GameDay

Baylor GameDay (Presented by TFNB - Your Bank for Life) takes a look at what to expect before kick-off of every Baylor home game. You'll hear predictions, see highlights from previous games, hear from former players, and get the latest updates about your Baylor Bears. Check local listings and this section on our website for upcoming show times and where to watch.