• 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.

Public Transportation

MetroLink
The Jefferson Memorial is easily accessible from St. Louis' MetroLink Lightrail. Board at any station and exit at Laclede's Landing and follow the signs to the Memorial (a five minute walk). The trip from Lambert National Airport to the Jefferson Memorial Lambert Airport is 28 minutes, with departures to and from Lambert every 15-20 minutes.

MetroBus
MetroBus has routes that run close to the park. Use TripFinder to plan your route by typing Gateway Arch into the Destination Point field.

Downtown Trolley
Explore downtown St. Louis for just one price-your ticket allows acess to hop on and off the trolley all day! Ticket prices are $2.00 for adults and $1.00 for children/seniors. Tickets can be purchased on the trolley or at the MetroRide store at the corner of 7th and Washington. For trolley route and schedule, click here.


 
The Gateway Arch behind the Eads bridge.
The Gateway Arch and historic Eads Bridge.

Did You Know?

Cartoon grouse

The Lewis and Clark expedition sent back animals to President Jefferson from Ft. Mandan. Four magpies, a prairie dog, and a sharptailed grouse were sent back with Corporal Warfington. Unfortunately, only the prairie dog and one magpie survived the arduous journey. Learn more about the journey here. More...