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Side-by-side photos of dogs at the Gateway Arch during a B.A.R.K. Ranger event.
October 20 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

B.A.R.K. Ranger: Pet Costume Parade (Free)

Join Gateway Arch Park Foundation every month from May to October to participate in the B.A.R.K. Ranger program! Bring your pup to Gateway Arch National Park for ranger-led dog walks, paw art, puppachinos and more!

Dress to impress at the B.A.R.K Ranger Howloween Costume Parade at Gateway Arch National Park!

Join us on Sunday, October 15 at 1 p.m. in front of the Gateway Arch Visitor Center to get in the Halloween spirit to show off your best costume during a walk through the park. Before the parade, each pet and owner can enter the B.A.R.K. Ranger costume contest to win a prize!

At the end of the walk, each dog will be sworn in as an official B.A.R.K. Ranger and best costume will be announced.

When: October 20, at 1 pm
Where: Gateway Arch National Park


The National Park Service’s B.A.R.K. Ranger program invites family pets to serve as ambassadors for responsible and safe pet handling at Gateway Arch National Park and other national parks across the country.


  • Bag your pet’s waste
  • Always leash your pet
  • Respect wildlife
  • Know where you can go