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Gateway Arch visitors must enter the monument through the new west entrance, 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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Gateway Arch
Preferred Parking Program
at Stadium East Parking Garage

 

Overhead map of the Arch grounds which includes the walking path from Stadium East garage to the Arch Grounds in a dotted line.

Preferred parking at a discounted rate ($9 for first five hours) is available at the Stadium East Garage. For stays lasting longer than five hours, the current posted rate will apply. Refunds will not be granted for stays lasting less than five hours.

  • Location: 200 S Broadway, St. Louis, MO 63102
  • Purchase pre-paid parking with no validation required: iparkit.com/TheArch. Make sure to select dated and times when you pre-pay to match your visit.
  • If parking is not pre-paid, validation is required by scanning/stamping your parking ticket at one of two validators located inside the Visitor Center at Gateway Arch National Park. Validators are located in the West Entrance lobby just outside the restrooms and on Level 1 next to the Explore St. Louis Information Desk.
  • Important note: Pre-paid parking is HIGHLY recommended on St. Louis Cardinal game days. If parking is not pre-paid, event day parking rates will apply and parking tickets cannot be validated.
  • Stadium East Garage has a height clearance of 6’8″.

Additional parking locations in downtown St. Louis, visit explorestlouis.com

Accessible Parking: While there is no on-site parking available, accessible parking is available at Stadium East Garage. Additionally, two passenger drop-off/pick-up spaces are available on 4th Street across from the Old Courthouse, between Market & Chestnut.  Metered accessible spaces near the Arch entrance are also available on a first come, first served basis along Memorial Drive between Walnut & Market Streets and between Chestnut and Pine Streets.

Driving Directions

Riverboats at the Gateway Arch Parking

The Riverboats at the Gateway Arch are located on the Mississippi River accessible from the cobblestone levee at 50 S. Leonor K Sullivan Blvd. (St. Louis, MO 63102). Riverfront parking is available for a cash fee and is not operated by the Gateway Arch or Riverboats at the Gateway Arch. To access the riverfront parking, take Chouteau Ave. east to Leonor K Sullivan Blvd. north. For maps and directions, go to gatewayarch.com/riverboatdirections. DO NOT USE GPS NAVIGATION due to recent street closures along and near the riverfront. Note: Parking availability is subject to weather and river conditions. For current parking updates, please visit gatewayarch.com/riverboatdirections prior to your visit.

DO NOT USE GPS NAVIGATION | GPS use is NOT recommended due to recent street changes near the Gateway Arch Riverfront.

Please Note: Due the slope of the levee, the paved pathways on the cobblestones leading to the Riverboats at the Gateway Arch are not ADA compliant.

Driving Directions

Riverfront Parking - if the levee is closed

At times when the riverfront cobblestone levee is closed due to Mississippi River levels, parking will be unavailable on the Riverfront. Visitors will be encouraged to use the Stadium East Parking garage located at, 200 S Broadway, St. Louis, MO 63102.

Parking Map with pedestrian walk to Riverfront

Preferred parking at a discounted rate ($9 for first five hours) is available at the Stadium East Garage. For stays lasting longer than five hours, the current posted rate will apply. Refunds will not be granted for stays lasting less than five hours.

  • Location: 200 S Broadway, St. Louis, MO 63102
  • Pre-purchase parking with no validation required: iparkit.com/TheArch If parking is not pre-purchased, validation is required by scanning/stamping your parking ticket at one of two validators located inside the Visitor Center at Gateway Arch National Park. Validators are located in the West Entrance lobby just outside the restrooms and on Level 1 next to the Explore St. Louis Information Desk.
  • Important note: Pre-purchasing parking is HIGHLY recommended on St. Louis Cardinal game days. If parking is not pre-purchased, event day parking rates will apply and parking tickets cannot be validated.

Additional parking locations in downtown St. Louis, visit explorestlouis.com

Accessible Parking: While there is no on-site parking available, accessible parking is available at Stadium East Garage. Two passenger drop-off/pick-up spaces are available on 4th Street across from the Old Courthouse, between Market & Chestnut.  Metered accessible spaces near the Arch entrance are also available on a first come, first served basis along Memorial Drive between Walnut & Market Streets and between Chestnut and Pine Streets.

Pop up promoting Frights & Heights at the Gateway Arch on Oct. 15 with photos of the Arch at night under a cloudy sky, children and their parents dressed Halloween costumes, dancing and enjoying the evening at the Gateway Arch.