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BEST view of the arch!

We stayed at the Casino Queen RV Park and walked over a couple times to view the arch and city. The... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
barbielab
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Kingwood
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Best view of St Louis and the Arch!

This is my favorite place to take tourists when they visit. First off, they are afraid that it is... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
jeansteck
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Saint Louis, Missouri
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185 W Trendley Ave, East Saint Louis, IL 62201-1213
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We stayed at the Casino Queen RV Park and walked over a couple times to view the arch and city. The area is well lite, uncrowded, super clean and has on site security. The pictures you can get are Amazing.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is my favorite place to take tourists when they visit. First off, they are afraid that it is in East St Louis (it is very safe place) and second, you can't find a better view of our lovely city. There are lovely grounds and...More

Thank jeansteck
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Don't want to get too up-close and personal with the arch? Head over to the Illinois side of the river, where you'll find a small park with a perfectly sized lookout platform. Gives a great view of the arch and the surrounding city. Named after...More

Thank Nate C
Reviewed 24 August 2018 via mobile

This is the place for the BEST view of the Arch and St. Louis. Definitely off the beaten path but don’t let that detour you. There is parking, tons of green space and an amazing viewing area. There are not picnic benches but if you...More

Thank paradisefound619
Reviewed 12 August 2018

If you have never been to St. Louis before and will be wanting a photo of the arch, be aware that when you are on the Missouri side in the park where the arch is, the arch is so tall it's very difficult to get...More

Thank J H
Reviewed 21 July 2018 via mobile

This was not here when I last left this area 6 years ago and I was surprised to see how nice it is kept up and how great the view is of the city from it. You can truly take some great pictures from here!...More

Thank Craig m
Reviewed 9 July 2018

This a very nice park to visit. it's located across the river in East St. Louis Il, with a beautiful view of the Arch. It's well kept, you can spend time there and take in the view.

Thank h w
Reviewed 3 July 2018 via mobile

As others have said, this park is well-maintained- great place to get out of the car for a bit, walk and use a restroom. Traveling through, we didn't have time to experience the Arch but at least wanted photos. This was perfect, until I can...More

Thank VaGal08
Reviewed 13 June 2018 via mobile

The reviews on Trip Advisor convinced us to go here. Even though it’s only .3 of a mile from where we were staying (casino’s RV park) there’s construction happening around the casino, so we had to search out someone who could direct us. We eventually...More

1  Thank Maria R
Reviewed 12 May 2018

I can't believe we haven't been here before!! It has the very, very best view of the Arch and downtown St. Louis around. A very, very nice park with plenty of paved walking paths, an absolutely beautiful 5 story walkway facing across the Mississippi River...More

2  Thank Judy T
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