This 1.8-Mile Trail Was Just Named The Best Hike In Missouri’s Gateway Arch National Park
By Beth Price-Williams|Published February 18, 2022
A professional writer for more than two decades, Beth has lived in nearly a dozen states – from Missouri and Virginia to Connecticut and Vermont – and Toronto, Canada. In addition to traveling extensively in the U.S. and the U.K., she has a BA in Journalism from Point Park University (PA), a MA in Holocaust & Genocide Studies from Stockton University (NJ), and a Master of Professional Writing from Chatham University (PA). A writer and editor for Only In Your State since 2016, Beth grew up in and currently lives outside of Pittsburgh and when she’s not writing or hanging out with her bunnies, budgies, and chinchilla, she and her daughter are out chasing waterfalls.
Missouri’s hiking trails meander through a vast, eclectic landscape – from its sprawling state parks to right in the heart of its big cities. No matter your interests, you’re sure to find a hike to match. Recently, Conde Nast Traveler issued its list of the best hike in every national park in the United States. Missouri’s Gateway Arch National Park earned recognition for its easy, picturesque trail that leads to one of the state’s most recognizable landmarks.
Have you followed this trail at Missouri’s Gateway Arch National Park? What did you think? Share your experience in the comments! On the hunt for more trails the whole family will love? Here are 10 kid-friendly hiking trails in Missouri.
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