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Two photos of dogs posing for photos outside the visitor center at Gateway Arch National Park.
September 28 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

B.A.R.K. Ranger: Picnic in the Park (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!

Pack your picnic basket and leash up your pooch for Picnic with your Pet at Gateway Arch National Park!

Bring your favorite lunch from home or pick up carry out from one of the many places downtown has to offer. Picnic goers will meet outside the entrance to the Visitor Center at the Gateway Arch and walk with a park ranger to the picnic location. After arriving at the location, roll out your blanket and enjoy. Activities during the picnic include:

  • Games and photo opportunities
  • Swag, treats, and lots of head scratches for your pet

When: September 28, at 10 am
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