The Chicago Riverwalk is a pathway along the Chicago River in the Loop near three CTA stations. Eat at a restaurant, rent a bike, enjoy the view or take a boat tour or cruise.

Things to Know

  • All rail lines have stops near the Riverwalk
  • Closest stations are Clark/Lake (all lines except red), State/Lake and Lake (red)
  • Bike rentals and the boat tours depart closest to State/Lake


  • For accessibility, take any color line (except red) to Clark/Lake. Turn right on Lake then left on Clark
  • From the red line, exit at Lake and walk away from the Chicago Theatre toward the elevated rail station
  • If you’re able to walk up and down stairs, take a brown, orange, purple, pink or green line to State/Lake and walk away from the Chicago Theatre

For specific transit and walking directions from your starting location, use Google Maps.

More Information

How to Ride CTA Trains
Chicago Attractions Near CTA