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Gateway Arch Walking Tours

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Date: August 4, 2010

Free walking tours daily through Labor Day at 10:00 a.m.

Join a National Park Service Ranger for a free walking tour of the Gateway Arch grounds. The tours will vary each day and include topics such as the history of the park grounds, the building of the Arch, Colonial St. Louis and the Mississippi River.

Meet the National Park Ranger underneath the Gateway Arch at the north leg, no reservations necessary.

Go to KSDK channel 5 to view the article and videos about the bike and walking tours offered at the Gateway Arch.

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