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Malcolm W Martin Memorial Park

185 W Trendley Ave, East Saint Louis, IL 62201-1213
+1 618-346-4905
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Best Arch and St. Louis views in a shabby area

This place was our introduction to St. Louis as it's right off the I-55 on which we were coming... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
B1714D
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Belgrade, Serbia
Can't beat the view

What a great place for a quick stop/picture. The best view of the city hands down...and free so... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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185 W Trendley Ave, East Saint Louis, IL 62201-1213
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+1 618-346-4905
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Reviewed 6 days ago

This place was our introduction to St. Louis as it's right off the I-55 on which we were coming from Springfield. The area is pretty run down and there is nothing else interesting around except this view point. On a clear, sunny 2nd Jan afternoon...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

What a great place for a quick stop/picture. The best view of the city hands down...and free so why not.

Thank grumpypuffin
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Reviewed 9 January 2018

Plenty of parking and easy to get to. A great view of the St Louis skyline and the Gateway Arch. Huge ramp allows multiple views from different levels.

Thank John M
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Reviewed 6 December 2017

Easy to get to. Excellent view of the arch, Mississippi river and ST. Louis. Worth a stop. Not crowded.

Thank Richard J
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Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

As others said you can’t beat this view and despite being in a city that is badly reputed, it was relatively nice and there was security on board!! Pretty deserted though... outside of security I mean. Can’t speak for how it is in daytime but...More

1  Thank ektashah82
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Reviewed 14 August 2017

This is a great spot to get some good shots of the Gateway Arch. We came over after dark for some night photography and loved the view from here. Park closes at 10:00 PM - the ranger chased of off just after that!

1  Thank Tom B
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Reviewed 4 August 2017 via mobile

I won't repeat what everyone else says about this being the best spot for viewing and photos. I will amend what everyone else is saying about the area. It is an industrial area and what you pass driving through are scrap yards, recycling centers and...More

Thank Angela M
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Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

Beautiful views of the arch, and the geyser is pretty neat as well. (Note that the geyser only goes off a few times a day during warm months- check the website for exact times/dates.) There is also a live video feed from the top of...More

Thank Hturtle333
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Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

My husband and I actually saw this park while we were at the top of the arch and thought it would be a great picture spot. We were right! There is a platform you can go up to get great shots of the arch and...More

1  Thank malloryd397
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Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

We were just passing through St. Louis. Googled best place to photograph the arch. That's how we discovered this park. It was perfect. Right across the river and just breathtaking.

1  Thank T5426SMpaulab
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