Secret spots in New York City: The High Line

The park itself is a little more than 2 kilometres long and it should take you around 30 minutes to walk through. Since the opening in 2009, The High Line became an icon of contemporary landscape architecture. You can easily miss The High Line while walking the streets of New York. How is that possible? The High Line is an elevated freight rail line transformed into a public park. It is owned by the NYC, alhtough being maintained by non-profit conservancy, called Friends of the High Line.

Entrances are located at:

  • Gansevoort Street and Washington Street (elevator access)
  • 14th Street (elevator access)
  • 16th Street (elevator access)
  • 18th Street
  • 20th Street
  • 23rd Street (elevator access)
  • 26th Street
  • 28th Street
  • 30th Street (elevator access)
  • 30th Street and 11th Avenue
  • 34th Street and 12th Avenue (ramp access) – Open 7 a.m. to sunset