Learn About the Park

 
The silver Gateway Arch, behind blooming spring trees. A paved walking path is in the foreground.

News

Stay up to date with news releases about upcoming events, management and operations updates, and the latest public health guidance.

Seven grey, black, and white Canada geese stand on short brown grass

Nature

Learn about the plants, animals, and environmental features of this very urban national park

The Gateway Arch, with a walking path and a pond in the foreground

Photos and Multimedia

See stunning photography and educational ranger videos, and find out how to follow our social media pages.

 
A model covered wagon, with some wooden barrels in the foreground and to the right side.

History & Culture

The Museum under the Gateway Arch contains exhibits on over 300 years of St. Louis and United States history.

A ranger stands behind a podium. She holds a chain and a picture of the Arch.

Education

Plan your school field trip, scout group activities, or museum tour. Virtual and in-person programs are available.

A child in a wide hat looks down at a button maker. A seated ranger points at the button maker

Kids & Youth

Gateway Arch National Park is fun for kids of all ages! Learn about things to do on your visit, or find activities to do at home.

The Gateway Arch, with a pond and trees in the foreground and a bright blue sky in the background

Management

Learn how the park works by reading through NPS management and planning documents and policies.

The entryway to the Arch Store at the Gateway Arch. Several racks of merchandise are visible.

Park Store

Support your park by shopping a wide selection of souvenirs, mementos, books, videos, posters, and educational materials.

Photo from the bottom of the Gateway Arch, looking up towards the top keystone.

Ride to the top!

Reserve your tickets to ride to the top of the Gateway Arch.

Last updated: January 25, 2022

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Contact Info

Mailing Address:

One Memorial Drive
Suite 730

St. Louis , MO 63102

Phone:

314 655-1600

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