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  • Pedestrian Access to the Gateway Arch From Downtown

    Pedestrian traffic on the Chestnut, Market St. and Pine St. bridges are closed. This leaves Walnut St. as the only point of entry to the Arch grounds from the city. If you park in the Arch garage there is access from the north end of the park. See maps. More »

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September 12, 2014
St. Louis Symphony Comes to Old Courthouse
St. Louis Symphony Comes to the Old Courthouse for St. Louis Landmark Series. Free lunchtime community concert features string quintet.

August 27, 2014
National Park Service Solicits Proposals for Luther Ely Smith Square Component of CityArchRiver 2015 Project
A meeting will be held for all interested contractors on Thursday, September 4 at 9:00 a.m. at the Hilton St. Louis at the Ballpark (1 S. Broadway, St. Louis, Mo 63102)

July 24, 2014
Jefferson National Expansion Memorial Receives 2014 America's Best Idea Grant
Jefferson National Expansion memorial is one of 39 national parks selected to receive a 2014 America's Best Idea grant.

May 12, 2014
Ranger Led Bike Tours Summer 2014
Starting Saturday, May 31 and continuing each Saturday through September 27, the National Park Service invites visitors to participate in a Ranger led bicycle tour along the riverfront trail.

March 31, 2014
Arch, Old Courthouse and Riverboats to Remain Open During Renovation
Gateway Arch, Old Courthouse and Riverboats to Remain Open During Renovation and Construction of Arch Grounds.

March 24, 2014
Centerpiece of 2016 Centennial
National Park Service and National Park FOundation Unveil Expanded Graphic Identity.

December 19, 2013
National Park Service to Offer Free Admission on 9 Days in 2014
Circle the dates on your calendar and plan your trip-America's 401 national parks will offer free admission on nine days in 2014, including several holidays!

May 15, 2013
FONSI Issued for CityArchRiver Elements
The National Park Service (NPS) is pleased to announce the availability of the finding of no significant impact (FONSI) for the Environmental Assessment for Implementing CityArchRiver Initiative Elements at Jefferson National Expansion Memorial.


Did You Know?

The Old Courthouse

The Old Courthouse at the Jefferson National Expansion Memorial was a gathering place for pioneers going west. It was also the site of several important nineteeth century trials which helped fuel major changes to the American way of life. To learn more about the Old Courthouse click here. More...