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  • SOLD OUT 6/9/23: The Tram Ride to the Top is SOLD OUT for Friday, June 9, 2023. Tram tickets are expected to sell out early and often. We encourage guests to purchase tickets in advance of their desired visit.

  • Advanced Reservations: The Tram Ride to the Top is SOLD OUT for advanced reservations through Saturday June 10, 2023. Same day tickets may be available at 9 am from the Gateway Arch ticket center, online, or via the Gateway Arch call center (877-982-1410).

  • Visiting the Gateway Arch: Enter the monument through the Gateway Arch Visitor Center, which faces Fourth Street and the Old Courthouse. The Gateway Arch legs are exits only. Please allow at least 30 minutes to go through security.

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Two photos of dogs posing for photos outside the visitor center at Gateway Arch National Park.
July 16 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

B.A.R.K. Ranger Paw Art – FREE

Leash up your pet and meet a National Park Service Ranger on the lawn under the Gateway Arch to create pawsitively amazing art!

Each pet and owner will receive paw art packet that includes:

  • A Canvas (one per pet)
  • Plastic bag
  • Pet-safe paint in your choice of colors
  • Scoop of pet-safe peanut butter

Owners will place their choice of paint colors on the canvas, place inside the plastic bag, seal, and cover the plastic bag with peanut butter. Set on the ground and let your pet lick away to create their own unique piece of art.

At the end of the event, you will have a new pawsome piece of art to take home.

Learn more about the B.A.R.K. Ranger program at

Website popup promotes the new Virtual Reality Theater at the Gateway Arch. It shows two children sitting with VR headsets on enjoying the program. There are also two images showing what the visitor will see during the VR experience of the 1850s St. Louis riverfront era.