Explore Gateway Arch National Park on Foot: Walk or Run with a Ranger
There is so much to see at the 91-acre Gateway Arch National Park! National Park Service rangers provide FREE guided tours of the park, where you can learn about the history of the area, experience the park’s more than 5 miles of trails AND get your steps in for the day!
Explore the Arch grounds with a free, two-mile guided run, which will begin at the Arch’s west entrance and loop around the monument, utilizing the park’s brand-new trails. Runners will also learn facts about the park and St. Louis.
Walk-ups are welcome, but participants are encouraged to call 877-982-1410 to reserve their spot. Offered Saturday, August 14 at 8 am.
Interpretative Walking Tour
Meet a park ranger for a walking tour on a variety of subjects, including the Eads Bridge, Paw Paw trees, Lewis & Clark’s preparations for their trip west, the Santa Fe Trail, the founding of St. Louis, the Riverfront, the Mississippi River, Civil War and St. Louis architecture, to name a few.
Tours begin at the Arch’s west entrance plaza! Offered daily at 10:30am, 2:15pm, 4:15pm and 6:30pm.