This picnic area is located just north of the Roosevelt Arch and North Entrance of Yellowstone National Park, in the town of Gardiner, Montana. The park and has a pavilion (resevations handled by the Gardiner Chamber of Commerce), eight (8) picnic tables, one grate for cooking. Restrooms are located nearby behind the Gardiner Library.
Arch Park Picnic Area Video Yellowstone National Park
Constructed under the supervision of the U.S. Army at Fort Yellowstone, its cornerstone was laid by President Theodore Roosevelt on April 24, 1903.
Construction of the Arch was begun February 19, 1903, and was completed on August 15, 1903. For more information about the Arch and its dedication by President Roosevelt, please see this Adobe pdf file by Lee H. Whittlesey and Paul Schullery.