Free Guided Tours of The High Line

Take a free guided walking tour of The High Line, NYC’s public park constructed atop an abandoned elevated train platform.

The tours are led by High Line docents and feature a variety of themes and special topics.

The basic High Line tour is given twice a week, on Tuesdays and Saturdays. Other specialty tours are scheduled once a month. Online RSPV is required for the specialty tours.

Tours are available May through October.

Note: Dates and times are accurate to the best of our knowledge at time of publication. Please confirm tour details at the High Line website.


The Tours

High Line Tour: From Freight to Flowers – Tuesdays 6:30 – 7:13 p.m. and Saturdays 10:00 – 11:15 p.m. (May – October). Learn the story behind the High Line.

Art Tour – Second Monday of the month, May – September, 6:00 – 7:15 p.m.. An insider’s view of the High Line’s public art.

Garden Tour – Second Thursday of the month, May – September, 6:00 – 7:15 p.m. Learn about the design and maintenance of the High Line’s gardens.

Design Tour – Third Wednesday of the month, May – September, 6:00 – 7:15 p.m.. An insider’s look at the unique design elements of the High Line as well as notable architecture in the neighborhood.

Wildlife Tour – Third Saturday of the month, May – September. 8:00 – 9:15 a.m.. Tour focuses on how pollinators, migratory birds, and other wildlife use the habitat and forage provided by the High Line.


About The High Line

The High Line is a public park constructed on an abandoned train platform elevated above the streets of Manhattan. The elevated and linear nature of the park provides a unique experience.

The elevated platform provides interesting views of the surrounding city streets and architecture, and in some spots, views of the Hudson River.

The park features gardens, natural plantings, art, and plenty of benches for sitting and enjoying the views.



The High Line is located on the West Side of Manhattan. It starts at Gansevoort Street & Washington Street and continue north to West 34th Street (between 10th and 12th Avenues).

Because the park is elevated, access is restricted to entrances where stairs or elevators are provided.

High Line Access points are located at Gansevoort & Washington Street, 14th, 16th, 18th, 20th, 23rd, 26th, 28th, and 30th Streets, 30th St & 11th Avenue, and 34th St. & 12th Avenue. See full access information, including where elevators are available, at the High Line website.


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