Arch Grounds Urban PopUp Hike #NationalParkWeek

Wed, Apr 21, 2021, 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm CST

National Park Service
11 N 4th St
St. Louis, Missouri 63102, United States

21 Apr

About the Event

This week is National Park Week and we are celebrating with an Urban #POPUP hike at the Arch Grounds this Wednesday April 21st at 6pm cst!  This is a relatively easy, short family friendly hike in the heart of downtown St. Louis.   Join us and help us represent for our city!  ( Stl gear highly encouraged!) 

  1. Where to meet: meet directly under the arch at 6pm. Address: The Gateway Arch, 11 N 4th st, St Louis.  Upon arrival please look for BPWH leaders to check in!
  2. Parking: You can park on the landing in one of their paid lots (cost $5) OR park at ballpark village self parking (the first 3 hours are free before 9pm, 1 mile walk to the arch) or try parking downtown on Market or Chestnut along the street in metered parking areas and walk down to the arch.
  3. The hike: Did you know the Arch Grounds is a National Park?! We will be hiking 2 miles around the newly renovated arch grounds park and make our way past the graffiti wall down by the waterfront for some dope pictures!
  4. Registration: All attendees are required to register. Continue below to register
  5. What to wear/pack: water, breathable athletic clothes (later up, avoiding cotton with the first layer), a jacket or sweatshirt, and a good pair of sneakers or hiking shoes. Bring water and any snacks you would like. Depending you may want a backpack to carry your belongings
  6. Time:  Meetup at 6pm. We will start the hike at 6:15pm and conclude by dusk.
  7. Level of Expertise: This is a beginner urban hike and great for all ages and levels of hikers.
  8. Social Distancing: *All participants must register. Walk ups will not be allowed.  Space is very limited to ensure social distancing measures and masks are required. All participants will be required to sign COVID waivers.
  9. Weather: This event is rain or shine. The weather is predicted to be sunny with a high of 54 and low of 30 degrees on Wednesday.
  10. Waivers: all attendees will need to sign both of these waivers. Click here to sign covid waiver https://forms.gle/h3D9ob35pWmcBomw7. Click here to sign the liability waiver https://forms.gle/kXRxxc1wcXrjcX2Z7
  11. About Us: @blackpeoplewhohike was created to inspire people of color to step out of their comfort zones and get active outside! We meet up twice a month on Sunday mornings at different locations within the St. Louis area. Current Sunday Funday activities have included hiking, rock climbing, kayaking and hot yoga! Future Sunday Funday actives include bicycling, skiing and zip lining. We have new people that join each week who are new to these various activities and we welcome that! This group is all about new experiences! We are on Instagram at @blackpeoplewhohike. If you are not already following us, please do so here! @Blackpeoplewhohike You can also follow us on Facebook here @Blackpeoplewhohike !

@Blackpeoplewhohike is a group of friends and perspective friends who enjoy hiking and other activities together. It is not a professional event planning or guide service that assumes any responsibility for your safety.


Location

National Park Service
11 N 4th St
St. Louis, Missouri 63102, United States

Date and Time

Wed, Apr 21, 2021, 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm CST

04/21/2021 6:00 pm 04/21/2021 7:30 pm America/Chicago Arch Grounds Urban PopUp Hike #NationalParkWeek National Park Service
11 N 4th St
St. Louis, Missouri 63102, United States
<p>This week is National Park Week and we are celebrating with an Urban POPUP hike at the Arch Grounds this Wednesday April 21st at 6pm cst! &nbsp;This is a relatively easy, short family friendly hike in the heart of downtown St. Louis. &nbsp; Join us and help us represent for our city! &nbsp;( Stl gear highly encouraged!)&nbsp;</p><ol><li><strong>Where to meet: </strong>meet directly under the arch at 6pm. Address: The Gateway Arch, 11 N 4th st, St Louis. &nbsp;Upon arrival please look for BPWH leaders to check in!</li><li><strong>Parking: </strong>You can park on the landing in one of their paid lots (cost $5) OR park at ballpark village self parking (the first 3 hours are free before 9pm, 1 mile walk to the arch) or try parking downtown on Market or Chestnut along the street in metered parking areas and walk down to the arch.</li><li><strong>The hike: </strong>Did you know the Arch Grounds is a National Park?! We will be hiking 2 miles around the newly renovated arch grounds park an...<br/><br/> For details, visit the event page: https://www.ticketfalcon.com/e/archgrounds/

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Black People Who Hike

@blackpeoplewhohike was created to inspire people of color to step out of their comfort zones and get active outside!  Our mission is to empower, educate and reengage black people to the outdoors! Our meetups typically take place on Sundays mornings at a different location in the St. Louis area. Current Sunday Funday activities have included hiking, rock climbing and kayaking and yoga. Future Sunday Funday actives include bicycling, skiing and zip lining. We have new people that join each week who are new to these various activities and we welcome that! This group is all about new experiences! We are on Instagram at @blackpeoplewhohike. If you are not already following us, please do so here! https://www.instagram.com/blackpeoplewhohike

@Blackpeople is a group of friends and perspective friends who enjoy hiking and other activities together. It is not a professional event planning or guide service that assumes any responsibility for your safety.

Organizer

Black People Who Hike

@blackpeoplewhohike was created to inspire people of color to step out of their comfort zones and get active outside!  Our mission is to empower, educate and reengage black people to the outdoors! Our meetups typically take place on Sundays mornings at a different location in the St. Louis area. Current Sunday Funday activities have included hiking, rock climbing and kayaking and yoga. Future Sunday Funday actives include bicycling, skiing and zip lining. We have new people that join each week who are new to these various activities and we welcome that! This group is all about new experiences! We are on Instagram at @blackpeoplewhohike. If you are not already following us, please do so here! https://www.instagram.com/blackpeoplewhohike

@Blackpeople is a group of friends and perspective friends who enjoy hiking and other activities together. It is not a professional event planning or guide service that assumes any responsibility for your safety.