Unusual square in Manhattan, which is divided into a section of an abandoned railway line. It appeared thanks to the efforts of enthusiastic architects R. Hammond and D. Joshua. They collected donations, developed a project and turned a plain place into a real oasis among the stone jungle. High Line is located at an altitude of 10 meters above the ground, in 2009 it became the second most visited city attraction.
Walking the High Line on a crisp morning starting from Hudson Yards was a delight. The juxtaposition of the cold air with the warm sun created a unique atmosphere. The scenic views and urban greenery made the experience absolutely beautiful, blending.. Read more » nature and city seamlessly. A must for anyone seeking a tranquil escape in the heart of New York.
The High Line is hands down my favorite activity in New York City! This elevated park is a breath of fresh air amidst the urban jungle. Strolling along the beautifully landscaped pathway offers a unique perspective of the city, with stunning views an.. Read more »d a serene atmosphere. The blend of art installations, greenery, and the cityscape creates a magical experience. Whether you're a local or a visitor, the High Line is a must-visit destination that captures the essence of NYC in a truly special way. Highly recommended!
Walked the whole stretch. I did it during a weekend and, while it was packed most of the time, there were times I was almost completely alone. Overall it was quite an enjoyable experience.
An interesting combination of nature and urban landscapes, i.. Read more »n the middle of one of the largest cities in the world.
The architecture of some of the buildings that surround it is also quite interesting. Recommended visit while in NYC
Nice little walk that gives you a break away from the city whilst still being in the city. There are some nice views and although you’ll still find tourists doing this walk, it has significantly less tourists than other places.
Add this to you.. Read more »r list and give it a walk one day. There are multiple entry and exit points however it’s a good idea to go from the Chelsea Markets and then go down to the shops in Hudson Yard, or the other way around.
Can imagine this makes for a nice night walk and is amazing in Autumn or when snowing.
Would I go again: Yes
Do I recommend: Yes
A very serene and lovely walkway situated near the waterfront. You get some lovely spots for good photos of NYC, and there are some art pieces scattered along the way. Nice way to spend some time walking through the High Line on a sunny afternoon to .. Read more »soak in the vibes of the city.
Unfortunately, the crowds can get very heavy at some parts of the walk, so the experience may not be as pleasant or tranquil as one might hope. Something to keep in mind and to tame your expectations when visiting!
Andre Da Costa
It’s a nice walk if you are up for it, but prepare for a long walk. If this is your first time to New York, you might want to reconsider walking much of it. Finding the high line was not so obvious. It’s near Time Square; I took the 7 lin.. Read more »e to it. Upon exiting the long escalator there should be signs indicating the direction. It’s actually behind the structure called ‘the Vessel’. It’s nice to have a nature walk in the heart of a hustling and bustling city. That quench of green space mixed in views of high end real estate. Along the way you see picturesque views as far out as the Statue of Liberty. Along the way are official food stalls with refreshments (juices, snacks, ice cream). My only concern was really having to walk back. Thankfully I detoured and took the C line and transferred to the 1 line.
There are many stops along
the way to rest and just take in the moment of being in New York. I noticed a sort of man
made water spring. Kids and adults were walking in it bare feet to cool off. It’s definitely great addition to New York City and I have yet to see anything like in of the US states I have visited so far.
I couldn’t find the rest room. They mentioned there were restrooms.
Didn’t see anyone with pets.
An elevated old subway track that the city turned into an elevated park. I think this is a very cool use of abandoned city infrastructure. Definitely a worthwhile visit while you’re in town. It offers extraordinary views and access to several i.. Read more »conic places along the route such as Mercado Little Spain, Chelsea Market, and not too far from Riverside Park and Little Island and much more!!! If someone were visiting from out of town I would definitely bring them here.
The High Line is a captivating destination with a rich history. This elevated garden is a testament to urban innovation, transforming an old rail line into a lush haven. Learning about its inception and the city's decision to create this green s.. Read more »pace adds to its allure. The designers' vision shines through, making it a truly special place. Don't miss the charming water feature – a perfect oasis for a quick food break during your stroll.
Taking a walk in High Line is a good way to spend time when you are in New York. You can enjoy the nature like you are in a little park while you can also see many buildings along the way. I was there with my daughter and my niece. I think when you .. Read more »are with your love ones in a nice place it even makes the time there more enjoyable. If you like open space and an easy 1 mile walk, I think it is a place you will enjoy. There are also artworks in this elevated park as well.
This is a pure gem. Beautiful work making an old elevated train line into a public walking space. Peaceful spots to sit and relax. Landscaping is phenomenal. The path does feel too narrow in spots. Can be crowded but well worth walking the entire l.. Read more »ength. Chelsea Market is down the stairs near the south end of the trail.
A really good place to walk and admire the beauties of Manhattan's low-west area. The High Line used to be a train track, but it was transformed into a peatonal path surrounded by plants, flowers, and buildings with beautiful architecture. You c.. Read more »an start walking near Chelsea Market and end by The Vessel.
The High Line in NYC is a delightful urban escape. Walking its entire length is a joy, especially when it's not crowded. The elevated park offers a refreshing change from the bustling city streets, with beautiful greenery and scenic views. It.. Read more »39;s a peaceful and serene experience, perfect for a leisurely stroll or a moment of relaxation. Exploring this unique elevated pathway is a favorite pastime, allowing for a pleasant escape in the heart of the city.
We walked from one end to the other of the high line. With beautiful views and lush greenery throughout the path, it made for a great evening walk!!
The path has benches every few feet if you need to rest or just sit and admire the view! There are ex.. Read more »its/entry points to the high line at several different streets.
The High Line is a great way to see many sights of the city. Offering unique vantage points along the way you will walk along and amongst many beautiful buildings and architectural features not well seen from the street. That along with the many art .. Read more »installations along the way will make traversing the city a joy and blocks will pass without feeling weary as you soak in the views and friendly atmosphere of the High Line.
Claudia Camila Perez Lahe
What can I tell you, one of the best places on the planet. Apart from the fact that it is free, it is the perfect union between nature, sculpture and architecture. A place where you feel very peaceful and enjoy the wonderful surroundings. I have no i.. Read more »dea how many blocks the trip is, but I assure you that when it ends you will be left wanting much more. I recommend it one hundred.
The High Line is a must when you visit New York City. It's a park/walkway on an elevated rail line. You can walk through the park/gardens anytime, it takes about
35 minutes to walk. It’s surrounded by a lot of great restaurants, coffee sho.. Read more »ps, and bars. Lots of places to sit and you can even enjoy a nice picnic lunch. There is a playgrounds for kids. The best times to go is during the week, the weekend is very busy.
Aung Myo Htut
I would like to rate this place 5 stars. I did really enjoy visiting the high line. From the start to the end lasted about 20-25 minutes walk. It's a touristy place. You can easily get there with public transport. Walk with friends would be fun... Read more » Take good pictures with New York skyline. Moreover, it's free.
Wendy “Woo” Couser
This place is wonderful. Inspired, and free to walk across. It is an oasis of calm above a very bustling city. We entered it at the end where the vessel is, this is a very interesting piece of architecture, and we walked to Chelsea Market, whic.. Read more »h is also another beautiful place. There are a few people selling cold drinks along the route, which was very much needed. Would highly recommend a walk along the high line if you visit New york ?
The High Line is a perfect place to scape from the city when you are near the Meat Packing, I enjoy my long walks in here since I live in the neighborhood, the best time to visit is on week days, weekends are a bit crowded, close to Chelsea Market if.. Read more » you want to grab a quick lunch, it’s also surrounded by great restaurants, bars, coffee shops and more… nearby is also Little Island, that has beautiful views, you can also enjoy The Hudson Yards that many visitors go The Edge, The Vessel, nice restaurants and for shopping you have the mall.
I highly recommend this place, if you are a tourist the visit is a must…???
If you love the great outdoors and the buzz of big city life, then you need to get yourself to The High Line ASAP.
The idea of strolling along a disused railway line, surrounded by the buildings and hustle and bustle of NYC and beautifully landscape.. Read more »d surrounding is, to someone like me, heaven.
The design of the park is fantastic, carefully laid out in such a way where you can easily navigate, despite the oncoming rush of pedestrian traffic and take in everything around you.
You can pause on a bench and catch your breath on one of the many benches or you can park yourself on one of the viewing platforms and just watch the chaos of the city below you while you sit and drink it all in.
There is noting quite like it.
Worth a visit. An enjoyable place to stroll. We were in the Chelsea Market area. This sections has lots of shade along the walk, and water features. Great for kids or relaxing adults. There are stalls selling food and drinks on the high line above th.. Read more »e Chelsea Market. Elevators available in multiple spots. Plenty of places to get off or on depending. To busy for jogging at peak times as it narrows and isn't a straight path. But possible at other times maybe. Lots of low hanging foliage. The plantings are nice and create green space, but while well tended it's not a botanical garden. Can be crowded. Worth a visit.
Love it!! Super nice walk from the vessel more or less until the Chelsea market and the small islands!! It’s so pretty the view, all the street art you passed by, and the flowers and buildings. You pass by really beautiful modern buildings, I t.. Read more »hink it is an old train path cause you can still see the path all the way threw the high line. I completely recommend
Highly recommended to anyone visiting new York to find time to go on the high line. It's just so unique offering a cut right at the hub of the city. Love the design and the views you get from different points. The flowers and plants are really g.. Read more »reat to look at and admire. Lot of places to sit and relax. It also ends near the vessel which is another amazing spot I like to just look and admire.
Excellent! I wasn't sure I wanted to go when my wife told me about it but I'm so glad we did! Gorgeous views, great walk after eating a big breakfast on the go, and the whole vibe is surreal! It's like walking in the future, the way th.. Read more »e foliage meets the surrounding architecture.
Looking for something free and fun to do in New York?!
This is your place to go! It can even get romantic for a date. Since they have sittings all around beautiful flowers and greenery.
ADA compliant, they have ramps and elevators to get there.
E.. Read more »njoy your visit!
Love walking the high line every time I’m in NYC! Converting an old railroad line into a park was one of the most incredible and imaginative projects. Enjoy some fall colors (visited end of October) and wonderful views of the city!! Buy a thing.. Read more » or two at the Chelsea artist & flea market.
Three different locals suggested we visit this place and it definitely did not disappoint. Very cool place. Old subway tracks converted into a public park with so much plant life and greenery. A few vendors with food and wares along the way. We were .. Read more »only able to do a small portion of the southern end but we will definitely be back to check out the rest on a future trip. For anyone debating on going, DO IT.
Really great use of space in the city. A lovely place to take a stroll. And so nice to walk to miss all the intersections and save some time if you’re in a hurry. There were some nice restaurants and stalls with vendors that would be a good opt.. Read more »ion if you need a bite to eat on your walk. Would definitely go back.
Hadn't been to the High Line for quite a while, but it is still as lovely as ever. And the experience in the early evening was really wonderful. My husband and I especially admired the lighting of the gardens, which made it feel even more magica.. Read more »l. Had it not been a cloudy day, I am sure the sunset would have been spectacular.
The High Line in Chelsea was one of the highlights of our trip! We walked it in the evening, enjoying the native plantings, families out and about, along with the benches every so often to set and people watch. There were still some native bees buz.. Read more »zing around for added atmosphere. The evening was pleasant and it makes a great place to watch the sunset. It was my first visit to this park and would love to see other areas reclaimed in this manner. Brilliant New York!!
A Great free walkway above the crowds. See Manhattan from a different perspective. The High Line is a renovated El Subway line. The gardens are beautiful, plenty of seating for resting. Nice shade, a fun escape from the rush of the city. After your w.. Read more »alk along the High Line, check out the Chelsea Piers.
This is one of the most interesting places to visit in NYC, it’s getting more beautiful as time goes by. Areas where plants were just left to grow on their own, just like in the wild, are very fascinating.
I made it my no.1 place to go to when .. Read more »I’m NYC.
Amazing morning walk up and down from the Whitney museum to the Vessel.
Weather wonderful, we try and walk on each visit to NYC . Many people all looking glad to be out! Architecture stunning! Old brick buildings and modern side by side. Street life at Chelsea Market area buzzing. A must visit !
This path is so beautiful and well maintained. We visited on a Monday morning - maybe 11 am. It was not crowded as I picture it might be on a weekend. The landscaping is amazing - lush, with art installations here and there. This is a treasure - a re.. Read more »ally nice (easy) walk from Hudson Yards to Chelsea Market. It was a quiet, clean respite from the noise of the city.
Very unique, nature-like experience in the most unlikely of places. Definitely a must-do if you need a break from the hustle and bustle of nearly every other part of Manhattan. To think this was once an elevated railroad is wild, but not at all shock.. Read more »ing when you see the rails and ties still in place along the way. But with plants and trees everywhere, it makes for a peaceful tribute to the industrial past.
Great walk, they had a few local artists and vendors along this walk. It’s proximity to the whitey art museum makes it a great stop to see both! This is a well maintained walking and has beautiful landscaping. It also has great views of the cit.. Read more »y!
Excellent park installation that is unusually quiet considering its location. I would recommend entering from Hudson Yards and walking down and exiting near meatpacking district. It goes against the flow of most visitors and you can grab a good bite .. Read more »to eat after the walk
This was kind of the first thing I did in NYC and I wasn't expecting much, because I'd never heard of it, but it blew me away with the concept; an old above ground train line had been completely changed into a park with wonderful views and .. Read more »a few street vendors. It's 1.4 miles from end to end, so including walking from the subway, it's a good way to get 3 miles.
The high line is a really interesting and fun walk on the West Side of NYC. As an avid train fan I find it fascinating that the walk used to be train tracks. As show in the photos, in various parts along the walk you can see some of the abandoned tra.. Read more »in tracks. The walk is very clean and the staff is really nice. Make sure to make a reservation in advance if going on the weekends. Overall a great spot to check out if visiting or if you have lived in NYC all your life.
The High Line is a phenomenal place to visit on a gorgeous day. Stretching from the Meatpacking District to Hudson Yards, walking the High Line is both fun and really cool. There is art along the way, including statues and murals, as well as awesome .. Read more »views of the west side.
I recommend picking one direction and walking the whole thing on a sunny day.
Such a beautiful walk through Hudson Yards and the Meatpacking District. I went for a date with my boyfriend and we were easily able to find places to sit, enjoy the sun, and get a beautiful view of the city. The best part is that it’s free and.. Read more » one of the only places where there is actually social distancing ? What a beautiful way to explore the West Side of Manhattan.
Visiting from Houston Texas.
Very nice walk way for easy walkable commuting. I wasn't a fan of registering to walk on the on the platform. It is a very nice sight to see with the reclaimed train tracks being high up and seeing the streets below.. Read more » you. A beautiful place for photography.
It's nice it's nice that they have stuff there to assist you if you have any questions but I think that a sign will do just as well with available information needed for your walking needs. It's a park, or a way to commute.
Beautiful and very relaxing park . The views it was gorgeous! This park is such a wonderful use of old infrastructure that has character. What has been done to make the High Line a beautiful park ( botanical) is amazing. Strolling through the neighbo.. Read more »rhoods surrounded by beautiful plants, art and architecture it is a must vist for residents and visitors to the city. The trail is here ...
Great place to take a stroll with friends. Lots of interesting architecture--much of it contemporary--along the route. Lots of young couples, some with strollers.
Multiple opportunities to sit down and rest.
Multiple exit opportunities along the r.. Read more »oute, one or two of which have elevators.
Bathrooms at both ends of route.
When the sun's out, there’s nothing quite like taking a walk on the High Line. NYC’s elevated park is certainly one of more popular New York attractions everyone needs to check off their list, and it's the perfect activity .. Read more »to take visitors from out of town. To give you a bit of history, the High Line was once a rail track, which went out of use in 1980. In 2009, the 1.45-mile-long strip was transformed into what is now considered one of the most unique Parks in NYC.
My favorite vantage point for an impressive view of the surroundings of New York City. What more could an abandoned railway line become but a sightseeing park. You'll literally feel like you are walking on cars to get to your destination. Skylin.. Read more »e pictures from here are stunning.
Kristen L. Matulis
I love The High Line. Great views of the city, unique spot in NYC on Manhattan's west side. My sister and I walked this during a rainy afternoon in May in 2018, and it was still so beautiful, & so much fun!!! If you're on the fence abou.. Read more »t visiting, definitely do it.
beautiful park with a lot of fun things to see and do--museums, gardens, trails, carousel, and play areas for children. it's a great place in the middle of the city where you can be surrounded by nature and enjoy running or walking through the p.. Read more »retty scenery. go on a sunny day and have a picnic!
If you want the opportunity to have quiet, just you and nature and art. This is the place to spend an afternoon... perfect!
Nice place to walk ??
You have to make reservation before arrive there. It is free. You there are enter and exit stairs and you have about 1 hour. Great view.
Wow, I have never appreciated the High Line more than now. 2020 has made outdoor spaces like this invaluable. The juxtaposition of the natural elements against the cityscape is quite an experience, especially with the integration of public art.
This.. Read more » was also the emptiest the space has ever been which allows for you to really take in the sights. Due to limited capacity restrictions during the pandemic, they've implemented timed entry so my friend and I got tickets in advance. They also have clean facilities available for use. Hope I get to go once more before the weather changes completely.
Perfection. We had such a blast and were treated so kindly. The staff was absolutely courteous and helpful. The rooms were greatness. We had such a beautiful room. There's room service which is pretty much 24/7 and a mini fridge and bar. Extra r.. Read more »ummy run for two with seperate rain shower. The roof was reserved but you can sit outside on the 3rd floor. Definitely can't wait to go back and enjoy a longer stay even despite the fact there was a vibrator found under the bed. ?
BEAUTIFUL views. I love how the city left the above-ground subway track in place. It's a pretty boardwalk with plenty of space that stretches alongside West Manhattan. Every now and then you just need to stretch your legs and go for a stroll. Pe.. Read more »rfect place to relax.
Great quirky park. As you might expect, a thin strip of greenery running north-south. The landscaping and decorative designs are very interesting. Usually very crowded. Often have art on display; sculptures and such. Also a lot of the architect.. Read more »ure all around the park is really stunning. There are art galleries all around the area, so it you like art check them out. At the north end is Hudson Yards development, (new and stunning, especially the tower called The Vessel. South end has The Whitney Art Museum.