ALERT: Due to the shutdown of the federal government, the Gateway Arch and Old Courthouse, which are part of the National Park Service, are closed. They will resume operations during regularly scheduled hours as soon as the government re-opens. Ticketing and tram operations at the Gateway Arch and ticketing operations at the Old Courthouse are also closed. If you have purchased a scheduled tram ride to the top or Arch entry-only ticket during this time, your ticket price will be refunded as soon as possible. Other Gateway Arch Experience activities such as the Riverboats at the Gateway Arch and Gateway Helicopter Tours, which are NOT part of the National Park Service, are currently closed for the season. Please continue to check this site or call 877-982-1410 for additional information and updates on visiting these attractions. Please pay attention to the mainstream media or visit for the announcement regarding the resumption of federal government operations. We apologize for any inconvenience.


Directions & Parking Information

Travel to the Gateway Arch easily through a variety of transportation and parking options. As part of the CityArchRiver project, the Arch grounds and Jefferson National Expansion Memorial are currently under construction with completion scheduled for Summer 2018.

Drive | Determine which exit to take from each interstate, and where to park in downtown St. Louis. Please note that there is no dedicated parking for the Gateway Arch.

Walk | Find the easiest route by foot.

Ride Public Transit | Take public transportation.

Bus Directions and Parking | Travel via school or tour bus.


Visit GetArcoundSTL for a list of preferred parking locations in downtown St. Louis or download a PDF map here.

Current Alerts
  • Leonor K Sullivan Blvd access is restricted from 8pm – 6am every Friday, Saturday & Sunday evening. During these times, levee parking and access to the Gateway Arch Riverboats is only available from the NORTH via Laclede’s Landing Blvd.​ CLICK HERE FOR DETOUR DIRECTIONS
  • Memorial Drive northbound between Walnut Street and Washington Avenue is permanently closed.
  • From Interstate 44 East depressed lanes, Exit 292 use for access to downtown parking.
  • Washington Avenue between Memorial Drive and Leonor K. Sullivan Boulevard is permanently closed.

Please allow extra time and check the following sources to save time:

Missouri Department of Transportation Weekly Updates
Missouri Department of Transportation’s Traveler Information Map

For additional information or assistance, contact our Call Center at 877-982-1410:

Summer (Memorial Day weekend–Labor Day weekend), Monday–Saturday, 8am–8pm and Sunday, 8am–6pm
Winter (Labor Day weekend–Memorial Day weekend), Daily, 9am–5pm Closed Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day and New Year’s Day.

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