The High Line is a park in the Manhattan area of New York City, USA. The park is unique in that it was developed on an elevated former freight rail line that ran through the city. The park opened in 2009 and stretches for 1.4 miles, it is an iconic example of landscape architecture. The park attracts over 4 million visitors a year that take in its landscape and also take the opportunity to relax and take in the city skyline from its many seated areas and its urban theatre that allows you to watch the city below.
The park is in west Manhattan and runs from Gansevoort Street to West 34th Street with many different entry points along the 1.4-mile stretch. It is advised to get either the subway trains L, A, C or E to ‘14th Street & 8th Avenue’ or the 1, 2, 3 subway trains to ‘14th Street & 7th Avenue or any of the trains mentioned to ‘34 St Penn Station’ all which are advised as being close to park entry points. By bus, the M11 bus to either ‘Washington St’ or ‘9th Avenue’ stops are advised or the M23 or M34 buses to the ‘10th Avenue’ stop.
Opening Times and Admission
Entrance to the park is free and the park is open from 7am-11pm in the summer, 7am-10pm in spring and autumn with winter opening hours being shorter at 7am-7pm.