Convenient Transportation Around Cooperstown
Enjoy a relaxing visit and catch the Village Trolley to one of the many exciting Cooperstown attractions, such as the National Baseball Hall of Fame & Museum, The Farmers' Museum, Doubleday Field, Fenimore Art Museum, and downtown Cooperstown shopping. You'll find three free parking lots as you approach Cooperstown from different directions. Park and ride all day for just $2 for an individual, $5 for a family!
Also, the Village of Cooperstown has installed two public EV (electric vehicle) charging stations in the Doubleday Field parking lot. Users of the stations pay $0.20 per kilowatt hour to cover the costs for charging. From Memorial Day weekend through Columbus Day the standard $2/hour parking fee is also in effect from 9am through 6pm. Drivers activate the system using a key fob or cell phone.
Parking in Cooperstown is limited and paid parking is in effect Memorial Day weekend through Columbus Day.
The Doubleday Field Parking Lot offers an all-day paid option for $14.
On street parking is limited to 2 hours in many locations and costs $2/hour in the downtown area.
Consider the trolley system as an alternative.
Look for the "Park and Take the Trolley!" signs as you approach Cooperstown
Park in one of our three free perimeter Trolley Lots and avoid driving in the congested downtown area of the Village.
- Blue Lot: Off Route 28 just south of the Village of Cooperstown (traveling north from Oneonta, NY)
- Red Lot: Off Route 28 North (Glen Avenue) at Maple Street (traveling south on route 28 from route 20)
- Yellow Lot: On Route 80 at the upper parking lot of Fenimore Art Museum (traveling south on Route 80 from Route 20)
Accessible parking is available in the Blue Lot and the Red Lot, and Village trolleys are ADA compliant and can accommodate mechanized and standard wheelchairs
There is room for temporary RV parking at the Yellow and Blue lots.
Memorial Day Weekend through Labor Day Daily from 8:30 am to 9 pm
After Labor Day through Columbus Day Weekends only from 9:30am to 7:15pm
In July and August trolleys run 2 routes Blue Lot to Downtown & Red and Yellow Lots to Downtown
The remainder of season one trolley serves all stops All trolleys stop at Doubleday Field & the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum
Riders can track the Cooperstown trolleys at cooperstowntrolley.com
In July and August, the trolley routes take approximately 15 minutes to complete barring traffic or other delays; at other times the combined trolley route run time increases to 25 minutes
Follow the Trolley
Visitors can easily track the locations of the village trolley by visiting www.followthetrolley.com. This website will show the trolley's movements throughout the village and the 10 stops (including three parking peripheral lots). So, if you're wondering when the trolley will be at your location, you can get a good idea by visiting the site!
Daily Individual Pass $2.00
Daily Family Pass $5.00 (2 adults and up to 3 dependent children; not available July 27-30))
Season Individual Pass $20
Season Family Pass $35
Season Student Pass $10 (under 18 years old)
Season Senior Citizen Pass $15
Passes available from the trolley driver, cash only.
Season passes can additionally be purchased at the Village Office, the Cooperstown Chamber of Commerce or on the trolleys.
If you have any questions or concerns regarding the trolley please contact Sarah Congdon at (607) 432-4705, Option #2.