Navigating the Eclipse

Trying to get to one of the public view locations in St. Joseph, Missouri? We have directions, preferred routes and links to help you out!

Tune into Eagle Radio stations for traffic information during the weekend of the eclipse.
92.7 FM, 105.5 FM, 680 AM and 1550 AM, .

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East Hills Mall

3702 Frederick Avenue
East Hills Website

The mall’s huge parking lot is a city-approved viewing location and will offer a free planetarium shows Saturday-Monday, special store discounts, food court, and a nice place to cool off.

Remington Nature Center
St. Jo Frontier Casino

1502 McArthur Drive and 777 Winners Circle
Remington Nature Center Website
and St. Jo Frontier Casino Website

The viewing location at the Nature Center parking lot includes outside information booth, inside eclipse window displays, and a scavenger hunt. Touring the Nature Center is $3 or less per person. Casino lot includes food tent and entertainment.

Rosecrans Memorial Airport

100B NW Rosecrans Road
Rosecrans Event Site

Rosecrans will have a large primitive camping and RV areas Aug. 19-21. The parking reservation deadline is Aug. 17. Tickets will NOT be available day of event. Advance tickets required. (All reserve tickets at bit.ly/SolarEclipseAtRosecrans). Amateur and professional astronomers with high-powered, safety-filtered telescopes, and detailed running commentaries by Michael Bakich from Astronomy Magazine.

More Eclipse Activities

St. Joseph Convention & Visitors Bureau

The St. Joseph Convention & Visitors Bureau's eclipse website lists activities throughout the weekend, information on local business hours during the eclipse, dining options, entertainment options, and more!

Need Traffic Information?
Eagle Radio stations:
92.7 FM, 105.5 FM, 680 AM, and 1550 AM

East Hills Mall

PREFERRED ROUTES TO EAST HILLS:

FROM SOUTH (purple route) - Take I-29 North to Exit 46B for U.S. Route 36 West towards St. Joseph. Drive west on U.S. Route 36 to the Belt Highway exit. Turn North onto the Belt Highway. Turn Right into East Hills Shopping Center.


FROM NORTH (orange route)- Take I-29 South. Take Exit 44 for Route 6/Frederick Boulevard. Turn right and drive west on Frederick to Woodbine Road. Turn south onto Woodbine. Turn right into East Hills Shopping Center.

NOTE: The Frederick Boulevard entrance to the mall will close at 10 p.m. on Sunday night and will not reopen until after the eclipse.

Preferred Routes to event at East Hills Mall - from the south in purple, from the north in orange.
Preferred Routes to event at East Hills Mall - from the south in purple, from the north in orange.

Remington Nature Center
St. Jo Frontier Casino

PREFERRED ROUTES TO REMINGTON NATURE CENTER & ST. JO FRONTIER CASINO:

FROM SOUTH (purple route) - Take I-29 North to Exit 43 for I-229 towards Downtown St. Joseph. Drive North on I-229 to Exit 7 for Highland Avenue. Turn Left onto Highland Avenue to go west. Turn Right onto McArthur Drive.


FROM NORTH (orange route) - Take I-29 South to Exit 56B for I-229 towards Downtown St. Joseph. Drive South on I-229 to Exit 7 for Highland Avenue. Turn Right onto Highland Avenue to go west. Turn Right onto McArthur Drive.

Preferred Routes to event at Remington Nature Center/St. Jo Frontier Casino - from the south in purple, from the north in orange.

Rosecrans Memorial Airport

PREFERRED ROUTES TO ROSECRANS MEMORIAL AIRPORT:

FROM SOUTH (purple route) - Take I-29 North to Exit 43 for I-229 North towards Downtown St. Joseph. Take Exit 5 to go west on U.S. Route 36 across the Missouri River. Take KS-238 exit. Turn Right onto KS-238/Voltaire Street. KS-238/Voltaire Street becomes Airport Road. Follow signs for the appropriate parking area.


FROM NORTH (orange route) - Take I-29 South to Exit 56B for I-229 South towards St. Joseph. Take Exit 5 to go west on U.S. Route 36 across the Missouri River. Take KS-238 exit. Turn Right onto KS-238/Voltaire Street. KS-238/Voltaire Street becomes Airport Road. Follow signs for the appropriate parking area.

Preferred Routes to event at Rosecrans Memorial Airport - from the south in purple, from the north in orange.

Need Traffic Information?
Eagle Radio stations:
92.7 FM, 105.5 FM, 680 AM, and 1550 AM

Statewide Eclipse information and tips:
www.modot.org/Eclipse/