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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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Great spot for Arch Photo's

This is a great spot to get some good shots of the Gateway Arch. We came over after dark for... read more

Reviewed 15 August 2017
Tom B
Gulfport, Mississippi
Best viewing spot for the arch

I won't repeat what everyone else says about this being the best spot for viewing and photos. I... read more

Reviewed 5 August 2017
Angela M
Fort Lee, Virginia
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185 W Trendley Ave, East Saint Louis, IL 62201-1213
+1 618-346-4905
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Reviewed 15 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!

Thank Tom B
Reviewed 5 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
Reviewed 21 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
Reviewed 11 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
Reviewed 4 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
Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

Our family of 9, ages 10-71 stopped by the park at closing time to grab some night shots of the family with the arch on our drive from Texas to Wisconsin. We knew to overlook the sketchy drive into the park area thanks to other...More

Thank CrazyRoots
Reviewed 3 July 2017

You will question going here on your way but it is worth it. Very large area with elevated place to photo the arch. Large grassy areas with benches as well.

Thank rbrown406
Reviewed 28 June 2017 via mobile

After finding out that the Museum of Westward Expansion was closed, we opted not to visit the Gateway Arch, but still wanted to take some photos. We discovered this small park, courtesy of Trip Advisor. The streets in the surrounding area are a bit, bumpy,...More

Thank Nichole H
Reviewed 24 May 2017

Really nice park and the platform to shoot photos of St Louis MO is great. Lots of parking and a easy climb as the ramps are very slight. The Gateway Geyser was not working when we were there but we still got great shots. One...More

Thank Richard J
Reviewed 28 April 2017 via mobile

Decided to fianaly visit the park. Great choice. Great scenery. Great view of the Arch and city skyline. We are going to take another trip to see the geyser. If like us you've over looked or just never taken the trip to see this park,...More

Thank Major G
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