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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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May 21 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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B.A.R.K. Ranger Picnic with your Pet – FREE

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

Your favorite companion can be sworn in as an official B.A.R.K Ranger.

Learn about more 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.