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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.

July 18, 2014
NPS Solicits Proposals for North Grounds Component of CityArchRiver 2015 Project
ALL companies interested in this project are encouraged to attend this event on July 22, at 9:00 a.m. at the Hilton St. Louis at the Ballpark.

June 04, 2014
Stargazing Series Highlights Space Exploration
The National Park Service, in partnership with the St. Louis Astronomical Society, invites visitors of all ages for a different take on astronomy with Gateway to the Stars, a free stargazing series under the Gateway Arch. This program promotes the exploration of St. Louis' star-studded night sky and features.

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.

March 04, 2014
Tourism to Jefferson National Expansion Memorial Creates Huge Economic Benefit
Report shows visitor spending supports 3,883 jobs in local economy.

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?

Black dog

Meriwether Lewis took his Newfoundland dog Seaman on the Lewis and Clark expedition? Seaman made the entire trip with the Corps and is credited with waking the members when a bison entered the camp and almost trampled them. Click here to learn more about Lewis and Clark. More...