Old Chain of Rocks Bridge Hours of Operation

Old Chain Of Rocks Bridge Daily Hours of Operation

Old Chain of  Rocks Bridge Daily Hours of Operation

Open: Daily at 9am

Closed: 30 Minutes after sunset

The Old Chain of Rocks Bridge is open daily by 9am to 30 minutes after sunset. The Old Chain of Rocks Bridge is opened every day by volunteer bridge keepers and closed 30 minutes after dusk by the Madison County Police Department. During icy conditions, the bridge may not open. Please check out website and social media for alerts. Please do not plan to enter the bridge earlier than 9am. Thanks for your understanding and thanks to our volunteer bridge keepers who help keep this historic bridge open for you to explore and enjoy!

PARKING INFORMATION: The parking lot on the Missouri side of the bridge is currently closed, but access to the bridge is available from Illinois: To get to the bridge, take I-270 and exit at IL Route 3, go south to Chain of Rocks Road and follow west to the bridge entrance parking area (free). (Link to google map here.) Parking is NOT allowed along Riverview Blvd.

Meet some of our wonderful volunteer bridge keepers here!