People relaxing in the sunshine at The High Line, New York, with skyscrapers in the background

The High Line

Updated by Pat Dorri on February 22 2024

Elevated Urban Park and Greenway Offering Scenic Views and Public Art.

Address: New York, NY 10011 (From Gansevoort St to West 34th St, between 10th and 12th Avenues)

The High Line, New York, with city lights and skyscrapers in the background
Whatever time you head to The High Line you can expect an interesting visit.
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💲 Adult entry free

👩‍🦽 Wheelchair accessible

🍽️ Food vendors and seasonal concessions

🚽 Public Restrooms

Where can I find The High Line?

The High Line is an innovative public park built on a historic freight rail line elevated above the streets on Manhattan's West Side.

It is renowned for its green spaces, outdoor art installations, and panoramic views of the city and the Hudson River.

Why should I visit The High Line?

A visit to The High Line offers a unique perspective of New York City, combining lush horticulture, contemporary art, and urban design.

It's a peaceful retreat from the city's hustle, with various sections featuring gardens, seating areas, and viewpoints.

What are the opening hours at The High Line?

General opening hours

Monday - 7am - 10pm

Tuesday - 7am - 10pm

Wednesday - 7am - 10pm

Thursday - 7am - 10pm

Friday - 7am - 10pm

Saturday - 7am - 10pm

Sunday - 7am - 10pm

Closures and holidays

The High Line is open throughout the year, however be sure to check for latest guidance on the official website.

People at The Vessel at Hudson Yards, New York
Take in the unique architecture of the nearby Hudson Yards.
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Where should I park when visiting The High Line?

Parking is limited in the surrounding areas so it is recommended to use public transportation. The High Line has several entry points along the route.

Is The High Line accessible by public transportation?

The High Line is accessible by several subway lines, including the A, C, E, L at 14th Street and 1, 2, 3 at 14th Street and 7th Avenue. Buses and bike share stations are also nearby.

When is the best time to visit The High Line?

Early morning or late afternoon are less crowded and offer beautiful light for photography.

Spring through fall, when the plants are in bloom, is a particularly pretty time to visit.

What are the best things to see near The High Line?

There are plenty of great places close to The High Line to also explore. Here are some favorites.

  • Chelsea Market - A food hall and shopping arcade located just below the southern end of the High Line.
  • Hudson Yards - A modern real estate development, featuring shops, restaurants, and the Vessel sculpture.
  • Whitney Museum of American Art - Located at the southern entrance to the High Line, showcasing American art.
The Whitney Museum of American Art building from the outside
Enjoy a visit to the Whitney Museum of American Art.

Common questions about The High Line

Exploring The High Line provides a blend of urban renewal and green design - plus incredible views of Manhattan. Here is what else you can find.

Is The High Line accessible to those with lower mobility?

✔️ Yes, The High Line offers elevator access at certain points for wheelchair users and those with mobility challenges.

Is The High Line free to enter?

✔️ Yes, The High Line is free to enter.

❗ Although entry is free, timed-entry reservations may be required during peak times.

Is The High Line pet-friendly?

❌ No, pets are not allowed on The High Line, with the exception of service animals.

Is The High Line child-friendly?

✔️ Yes, The High Line is a great place for children to explore.

Is The High Line a year-round attraction?

✔️ Yes, The High Line is open year-round, offering different experiences in each season.

Are refreshments available at The High Line?

✔️ Yes, there are seasonal food vendors and concessions along The High Line.

Are there restrooms at The High Line?

✔️ Yes, public restrooms are available at select locations along The High Line.

What else is useful to know before I visit The High Line

It's recommended to wear comfortable walking shoes as the park stretches over 1.45 miles!

Check the official website for any seasonal or special events taking place during your visit.

Pathway weaving through draping, fall leaves along the The High Line, New York City
There seems no end to the stunning pathways and views throughout The High Line.
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Where to stay near The High Line

There are plenty of great hotel options in Manhattan to head back to after a memorable visit to The High Line.