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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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Good view of St. Louis Arch

This is a bit out of the way, and E. St. Louis, Ill may not be very attractive, but this little... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
t m
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Omaha, Nebraska
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 18 February 2018
B1714D
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Belgrade, Serbia
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185 W Trendley Ave, East Saint Louis, IL 62201-1213
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a bit out of the way, and E. St. Louis, Ill may not be very attractive, but this little park and monument is a good place to view the St. Louis riverfront, including the Arch. After a day of the City Museum and...More

Thank t m
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Reviewed 18 February 2018

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 16 February 2018

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 7 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 10 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 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!

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 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
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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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