Where to Park
Though Gateway Arch National Park does not operate any parking facilities within our boundaries, we have a Preferred Parking Program at nearby Stadium East Parking Garage. It is $9 for 5 hours. Pre-purchasing parking at iparkit.com/TheArch is highly recommended, especially on Cardinals game days or days when other large events are happening. If parking is not pre-purchased on event days, the special $9 rate will not be recognized and event day parking rates will apply. Some spots at Stadium East Parking Garage are accessible.
Use Explore St. Louis's map of downtown parking facilities to find additional parking garages downtown. It is a considerable walk from all parking points to the Arch, so please plan travel time accordingly.
Drop-offs For Bus Tours, Field Trips, and People with Mobility Issues:
Passenger vehicle drop-off/pick-up spaces are available on 4th Street across from the Old Courthouse and on Memorial Drive alongside the Old Cathedral Parking lot. Loading/unloading zones appropriate for both buses and passenger vehicles are available on Chestnut Street between Luther Ely Smith Square and the Hyatt hotel, and on Market Street between Luther Ely Smith Square and Gateway Tower. Parking is not allowed at any of these drop-off locations - the driver must remain with their idling vehicle and must move as soon as dropoff or pickup is completed.
Last updated: May 5, 2023