Jefferson National Expansion Memorial, MO

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Riverboat Cruises
Riverboat Cruises

Riverboat Cruises on the Mississippi River are available. Go to www.gatewayarch.com to learn more.

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Bike Tours
Bike Tours

Bike tours are available along the riverfront. Go to www.gatewayarch.com to learn more about the tours and bike rentals.

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The Gateway Arch
The Gateway Arch

The Gateway Arch with a blue sky

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The Old Courthouse
The Old Courthouse

The Old Courthouse, site of the original Dred Scott trial, is part of Jefferson National Expansion Memorial.

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The Gateway Arch in spring
The Gateway Arch in spring

The Gateway Arch's grounds are spectacular in the spring! Come enjoy a walk on the grounds and see the changing of the seasons.

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Gateway Arch in fall
Gateway Arch in fall

The fall is one of the best times to enjoy the Gateway Arch grounds.

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Jefferson National Expansion Memorial

The Gateway Arch reflects St. Louis' role in the Westward Expansion of the United States during the nineteenth century. The park is a memorial to Thomas Jefferson's role in opening the West, to the pioneers...[more]

Address

Jefferson National Expansion Memorial
11 N. 4th Street
St. Louis, MO 63102
Email:jeff_superintendent@nps.gov

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Directions

Jefferson National Expansion Memorial is located in the heart of downtown St. Louis on the Mississippi River. Interstate Routes 44, 55, 64 and 70 converge near the park. GPS coordinates for the Old Courthouse are N38°37.5201, W090°11.33214. For complete driving directions and parking information see the park website at http://www.nps.gov/jeff/planyourvisit/directions.htm The Jefferson Memorial is easily accessible from St. Louis' MetroLink Lightrail. Board at any station and exit at Laclede's Landing and follow the signs to the Memorial (a five minute walk). The trip from Lambert National Airport to Jefferson National Expansion Memorial is 28 minutes, with departures to and from Lambert every 15-20 minutes.

Activities
  • BIKING BIKING
  • PHOTOGRAPHY PHOTOGRAPHY
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