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The High Line

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Address: New York City, NY 10014
Phone Number:
+1 212-206-9922
07:00 - 19:00
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Sun - Sat 07:00 - 19:00
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Fee: No

The High Line is an elevated railway transformed into a public park on...

The High Line is an elevated railway transformed into a public park on Manhattan's West Side. The park features lush horticulture, artworks, seasonal food vendors, community programming, and unique views of the Hudson River and New York City skyline. The High Line runs between Gansevoort Street to West 34th Street, between 10th and 12th Avenues.

Friends of the High Line raises 98% of the High Line’s annual budget.

Owned by the City of New York, the High Line is a public park maintained, operated, and programmed by Friends of the High Line, in partnership with the New York City Department of Parks & Recreation.

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Fun views of the City

The park looked pretty in early spring with many flowering trees. Provides some interesting views of the city.

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Niskayuna, New York, United States
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I do enjoy going to the west side and walking the high line, however, some of the walkways are narrow and it's always overcrowded with people that don't share well. You will often find people walking hand in hand in the narrowest of parts making it frustrating. Also, usually all of the seating is occupied by sunbather, campers or people... More 

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Niskayuna, New York, United States
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The park looked pretty in early spring with many flowering trees. Provides some interesting views of the city.

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This place is a great way to end your time in New York. After being on the go for 8 days it's a nice relaxing stroll over the meat packing district of New York which is and old railway line taking in the sites of the Hudson River while on the track you can get on and off at various... More 

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If you possibly can, walk the entire length of the High Line which gives you an entirely new perspective on the City.

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This 'park' was bigger than I expected. Even though it was quite busy, it was still enjoyable. Although I guess it might be advisable to visit this place in the morning. When I was here I was unable to get off the high line, because a few of the stairs down were closed. So you might have to double back... More 

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Irvine, California
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...to provide a beautiful place to walk and enjoy the outdoors and some nature in the middle of a bustling metropolis. A non-profit entity has taken over an abandoned section of an elevated train track and turned it into a public walking park. There are plantings, places to sit, nice walkways and an art museum at the "end of the... More 

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We only heard about this attraction from a friend as we were in NYC and it was a great way to walk around the west side of midtown and down towards Chelsea. Nice and peaceful walk between buildings with some great views.

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As spring is (finally) returning to the northeast, I am reminded of one of our favorite walks in Manhattan...The High Line. What we love about it is that you can choose a number of starting points and then walk in the direction that "calls" you. We tend to walk the full length, either from the north or the south and... More 

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Hazel Grove, United Kingdom
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High Line is a re-generated high level railway line now turned into an interesting park route within the old dockside areas of NYC. With the background of NY street noise and massive construction projects along the route it cannot be described as peaceful or a tranquil haven within the city however especially in the Springtime the route is lined with... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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It was great to stroll along the path and look at the city from a different perspective. We capped off the day with this walk. Started at Chelsea Piers with a 3 hour architectural tour, followed by lunch at Chelsea market. Highly recommend!

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