Nearby Attractions

Grant’s Farm

Adjacent to Ulysses S. Grant NHS is the 280-acre wildlife park owned and operated by Anheuser-Busch. Once part of the White Haven estate, the Busch family purchased the property in 1903, naming it Grant's Farm. Open seasonally April through October, they offer tram tours through the animal park and animal shows.

 

Grant’s Trail

A hiking and biking path parallels the entrance to Ulysses S. Grant NHS. Grant's Trail was once the Kirkwood-Carondelet Branch of the Missouri Pacific Railroad, constructed in 1872 during Ulysses S. Grant’s ownership of the property. The trail is currently eight miles long, with trailheads at I-44 and I-55 and Bayless. St. Louis County Parks maintains the trail in conjuction with TrailNet.

 
Grant's Trail
Grant's Trail

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Gateway Park National Park

The Gateway Arch reflects St. Louis' role in the Westward Expansion of the United States during the nineteenth century. The park is a memorial to Thomas Jefferson's role in opening the West, to the pioneers who helped shape its history, and to Dred Scott who sued for his freedom in the Old Courthouse. Gateway Arch National Park is located approximately 12 miles from Ulysses S. Grant NHS in downtown St. Louis.

 

Other St. Louis Area Attractions

St. Louis offers many cultural and recreational attractions. The St. Louis Convention and Visitors Commission provides a complete listing of opportunities.

Last updated: February 20, 2019

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Mailing Address:

7400 Grant Road
St. Louis, MO 63123

Phone:

(314) 842-1867

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