Learn about the natural river features and how people began changing the river in the 1800s during a bike ride on the Riverfront Trail with a ranger tomorrow.
The National Park Service is sponsoring the rides this summer to raise Americans’ awareness of the outdoors and the importance of exercise. The ride is eight miles.
You can bring your bike or rent one at Discovery Bike Rentals. Bike tours are subject to cancellation due to flooding
Reservations must be made in advance by calling 877-982-1410.
There are also hour-long walking tours that start at 10:30 a.m.mat the north leg of the Gateway Arch. Tour topics vary on things such as history of the park grounds, construction of the Gateway Arch, colonial St. Louis and the Mississippi River. Reservations for groups must be made in advance by calling 877-982-1410
The Arch is open from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. Memorial Day-Labor Day.