• Looking up at the Gateway Arch

    Jefferson

    National Expansion Memorial Missouri

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  • Pedestrian Access to the Gateway Arch From Downtown

    Pedestrian traffic on the Chestnut, Market St. and Pine St. bridges will be closed. This leaves Walnut St. and Washington Ave. as the Arch grounds points of entry to and from the city. See link for maps. More »

Management

Learn more about how our park works from our management documents located in this section. Click on the links above to see jobs available at the park, to learn more about our park partners and to learn about our plans for the future of the park.

Click here to go to the NPS Greenbook, information about the National Park Service budget.

Click here to go to learn more about NPS management policies. Here you will find the Management Policies Book, Director's Orders, Executive Orders, Laws and Regulations.

Did You Know?

Drawing of Dred Scott from Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper, 1857

In 1846, a slave named Dred Scott sued for his freedom at the St. Louis Courthouse. His case went all the way to the Supreme Court, where the verdict set the stage for the Civil War. Today, the Old Courthouse is part of the Jefferson National Expansion Memorial. Click to learn more about Dred Scott. More...