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The High Line

High Line Basics: Know Before You Go

This text is part of Parks’ Historical Signs Project and can be found posted within the park.

Park Hours:
The High Line is open from daily from 7:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. Last entry to the park is at 9:45 p.m.

Park Rules:
Park rules prohibit:

  • Walking on rail tracks, gravel, or plants
  • Picking flowers or plants
  • Throwing objects
  • Sitting on railings or climbing on any part of the High Line
  • Bicycles, skateboards, skates and scooters
  • Performances or amplified sound, except by permit
  • Solicitation
  • Commercial activity, except by permit
  • Littering
  • Glass bottles
  • Obstructing entrances or paths
  • Drinking alcohol, except in designated concession areas
  • Feeding birds or squirrels
  • Dogs (dogs are currently not allowed on the High Line due to the limited area of the pathways and the fragility of the new plantings).

Park Entrances:
The High Line has entrances spaced every 2-3 blocks. Entrances are located at:

  • Gansevoort Street and Washington Street (stairs)
  • 14th Street, east of West Street (stairs and elevator available)
  • 16th Street, east of 10th Avenue (stairs and elevator available)
  • 18th Street, west of 10th Avenue (stairs)
  • 20th Street, west of 10th Avenue (stairs)
Please note that access to the High Line may be limited at peak times. When the High Line is at peak occupant capacity, visitors are requested to enter at Gansevoort Street (or 16th Street if elevator service is required). All access points will be open to exit.

Accessible Entrance:
There are elevators at 14th Street and 16th Street.

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