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COVID-19 STATUS: KNOW BEFORE YOU GO

PARK PHASED REOPENING

Face Masks or Coverings Required in Certain Areas Social Distancing Required
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COVID-19 STATUS: KNOW BEFORE YOU GO

PARK PHASED REOPENING

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So what does "Park Phased Reopening" mean?

According to the U.S. National Park Service, Gateway Arch National Park is currently working on reopening. This can mean that certain areas are closed. It can include trails, campgrounds, facilities, visitor centers, etc. Visit the source link below for more detailed information regarding this park's status.

What we know:

The below source link has detailed information about specific areas that are currently open and closed. The Old Courthouse is closed due to planned renovations. The National Park Service requires everyone at this park, regardless of vaccination status, to continue to wear masks indoors and in crowded outdoor spaces, such as narrow/busy trails, overlooks, visitor center patios, & other congested areas.

Face Masks or Coverings Required in Certain Areas

Gateway Arch National Park is currently requiring masks or face coverings in certain or all areas. Depending on your vaccination status, if you are not fully vaccinated (meaning two weeks after your final vaccination), and according to CDC guidelines, which currently depends on the COVID-19 transmissibility rate in the community in and around the park. Most parks requiring masks indoors have put an alert out (found below in the Alerts section). Please refer to the U.S. National Park Service, the state of Missouri and the local community for more detailed information.

Social Distancing Required

Gateway Arch National Park is currently requiring everyone to social distance, 6 feet or more, from others. This usually means outside of your immediate group. Some parks may also have size restrictions on gatherings to help assist in social distancing. Please refer to the U.S. National Park Service, the state of Missouri and the local community for more detailed information.

Last Updated: September 14, 2021
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Gateway Arch National Park News

Showing the last 10 news releases. Click here to visit nps.gov's Gateway Arch National Park - News section for more.

  • Gateway Arch Announces 2022 Entrance Fee-Free Days

    January 7, 2022 | 7:56 am

    Five days in 2022, all National Park Service sites that charge an entrance fee will offer free admission to everyone. At Gateway Arch National Park the $3 entrance fee included in each adult Tram Ride to the Top ticket and adult Documentary Movie ticket is waived.

    Read more at nps.gov


  • 1772 Twelfth Afternoon Ball at the Gateway Arch

    January 3, 2022 | 9:55 am

    Experience the Sights and Sounds of an 18th-Century Holiday Ball. Gateway Arch National Park celebrates the end of the holiday season as St. Louisans did in 1772 with the Twelfth Afternoon Ball in the Gateway Arch Visitor Center on Saturday, January 8, 2022, from 12:00 to 4:00 p.m.

    Read more at nps.gov


  • Jeremy Sweat selected as Superintendent of Gateway Arch National Park

    November 19, 2021 | 4:27 pm

    National Park Service (NPS) Regional Director Bert Frost announced the selection of Jeremy Sweat as superintendent of Gateway Arch National Park in St. Louis, Missouri. In this capacity Sweat will serve as the Group Superintendent overseeing operations at for both Gateway Arch National Park and Ste. Genevieve National Historical Park.

    Read more at nps.gov


  • Gateway Arch National Park Thanksgiving Holiday Hours 2021

    November 15, 2021 | 2:03 pm

    ST. LOUIS—Gateway Arch National Park will be closed on Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, Nov. 25, 2021, and will re-open on Friday, Nov. 26. On Friday, Nov. 26 and Saturday, Nov. 27, the Visitor Center will operate on extended holiday hours of 9 a.m. to 8 p.m.

    Read more at nps.gov


  • Meet the Builders of the Gateway Arch in Celebration of Monument’s 56th Anniversary

    October 21, 2021 | 1:59 pm

    On Oct. 23 and Oct. 28 from 10:00am to noon, come to the Gateway Arch to Meet the Builders! The National Park Service will host its annual reunion to honor the engineers, tradesmen and support staff who contributed to the construction of the Gateway Arch from 1963-1965.

    Read more at nps.gov


  • National Park Service to Turn Off Gateway Arch Exterior Lights for Fall Bird Migration Season

    September 17, 2021 | 2:37 pm

    Lights will be off September 18-30, 2021

    Read more at nps.gov


  • National Park Service and Gateway Arch Park Foundation Celebrate National Public Lands Day at Gateway Arch National Park

    September 16, 2021 | 12:51 pm

    Highlights include yoga, Mississippi River clean-up, Great MonArch Migration Event, and a family movie night under the Arch.

    Read more at nps.gov


  • Get Outdoors with Free Special Events at Gateway Arch National Park on Sunday, June 27

    June 22, 2021 | 7:11 am

    ST. LOUIS—June is Get Outdoors Month, and there is no better time to explore St. Louis’ urban national park! Gateway Arch National Park is hosting a day of free activities to encourage all ages to get outside and enjoy all the aspects of the newly-renovated park on Sunday, June 27.

    Read more at nps.gov


  • Safe Summertime Fun at Gateway Arch National Park

    May 6, 2021 | 6:32 am

    ST. LOUIS—This summer, include Gateway Arch National Park in your travel plans! The 91-acre urban national park invites visitors to take part in free, in-person and virtual activities all season long.

    Read more at nps.gov


  • National Park Service to Turn Off Gateway Arch Exterior Lights for Bird Migration Season

    April 21, 2021 | 1:15 pm

    ST. LOUIS—The National Park Service has announced it will not illuminate the Gateway Arch at night May 1-14 due to bird migration season.

    Read more at nps.gov