The High Line is the place to be, with the interior of the park brimming with character and the stunning views of NYC from 30 feet up. 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. The renovations of the High Line, begun in 2006, have turned the old railway into a magnificent public park. Since opening the High Line has become an icon of contemporary landscape architecture. Originally built for freight trains in the 1930s, the High Line is an elevated rail structure on Manhattanâs West Side that has been turned into the cityâs most popular new park. Wheelchair accessible restrooms are located at Gansevoort Street and 16th Street. Itâs not just a way to get from Point A to Point B, but a destination itself. The High Line is also a part of our All-in-One Downtown Tour as well as our Greenwich Village and High Line Tour. The High Line is one of New York Cityâs most popular and distinctive parks.. This is our guests' favorite part of New York, according to independent reviews. Itâs pretty awesome how the city repurposed this railway. If you're short on time, these are the best half-day The High Line tickets and tours: Secrets of the High Line (From $40.00) High Line and Hudson Yards Walking Tour (w/ Vessel tix) (From $40.00) High Line and Chelsea Small Group Tour (From $35.00) Secrets of Hudson Yards Walking Tour with High Line and Vessel (From $35.00) The High Line is one of NYC's most beloved outdoor attractions for tourists and locals alike. The High Line is one of our absolute favorite parks in New York. If you want to visit without the majority of the crowds, go either first thing in the morning or later in the evening. It runs from The Meatpacking District all the way to Hudson Yards in Midtown. The High Line is a 2.33 km (1.45 miles) -long elevated linear park, greenway and rail trail created on a former New York Central Railroad spur on the west side of Manhattan in New York City.. Once a railroad track, the elevated walking path now boasts plants, vendors and gorgeous city views. The High Line Hotel is 6 minutesâ walk from Chelsea Market, 10 minutesâ walk from shopping and dining in the Meatpacking District, and 17 mi from Newark Liberty International Airport. The High Line is wheelchair accessible via elevator at Gansevoort Street, 14th Street, 16th Street, 23rd Street, and 30th Street; and also at street-level at 34th Street. For one, itâs unique because it was a former railway and is about 1.45 miles long. Self-Guided + GPS-Enabled Audio Tour A GPS-enabled audio tour of the High Line narrated by one of our professional guides where you can hear some of the same great stories and historical facts you would on our live tour. The High Line is open every day at 7 am and typically remains open until 10 or 11 pm, depending on the time of year. Through excellence in operations, stewardship, innovative programming, and world-class design, we seek to engage the vibrant and diverse community [â¦] You can access The High Line NYC for free, but as itâs entirely funded by donations, we suggest making a small donation if you can. While you can't bike on the High Line, you can use Citi Bike to make the most of your day on Manhattan's west side. The High Line is fully wheelchair accessible.