• Looking up at the Gateway Arch

    Jefferson

    National Expansion Memorial Missouri

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  • Due to the Industrial Rope Access Project at the Gateway Arch

    Visitors may enter the Arch at the south leg only. Tram rides to the top are still available, the observation deck at the top will have restrictions. Usual walking paths may be closed; please look for signage or a Ranger for walking directions.

Park Planning

General Management Plan/Environmental Impact Statement 2009 (GMP/EIS)

This document currently guides long-term planning for the management and use of park lands. Documents related to the creation of this plan are available at the NPS Planning, Environment and Public Policy website.

CityArchRiver 2015

The GMP/EIS provided the framework for the design competition "Framing A Modern Masterpiece," which ended in 2010. Click here for information about park planning as it relates to the competition.

Following are other reports and statements that inform decision-making at the park.

Old Courthouse
Historic Structure Report: Special Issues 2013
Paint & Finish Analysis for the East Courtroom
Historic Furnishings Report 2006
Historic Structure Report 1982


Gateway Arch

Historic Structure Report 2010


Gateway Arch Grounds

Finding of No Significant Impact: EAB EA 2012
Emerald Ash Borer Strategy Environmental Assessment 2010
Cultural Landscape Report 2010
Cultural Landscape Report 1996

Other Cultural Resources

Scope of Collections Statement

Did You Know?

The insertion of the last piece of the Gateway Arch

The Gateway Arch at the Jefferson National Expansion Memorial was completed on October 28, 1965. To learn more about the construction of the Gateway Arch click here. More...