Highbridge Park

Highlights

Coogan's Bluff

Coogan’s Bluff, a large cliff extending northward from 155th Street in Manhattan, once was the site of the fabled Polo Grounds, the home of the New York Giants… Read More

Highbridge Park

Highbridge Park derives its name from New York City’s oldest standing bridge, the High Bridge (1848), which was built to carry the Old Croton Aqueduct over the… Read More

Highbridge Pool

For outdoor pool details, including hours and rules, please visit our Free Outdoor Pools page . What was here before? This rocky precipice remained largely… Read More

Highbridge Pool and Recreation Center

For outdoor pool details, including hours and rules, please visit our Free Outdoor Pools page . The Highbridge Pool and Recreation Center were built in 1936. The… Read More

Quisqueya Playground

This playground’s name honors the large Dominican American community of the surrounding Washington Heights neighborhood. Quisqueya, meaning “cradle of… Read More

Raoul Wallenberg Playground

Raoul Gustav Wallenberg (1912-?) grew up in one of Sweden’s wealthiest and most prominent families. Fluent in English, French, and German, Raoul would put these… Read More

Sugar Hill Luminaries Lawn

The rocky escarpment overlooking Harlem Valley forms the spine of northern Manhattan.  Perched on this rise is the neighborhood of Sugar Hill, a part of Harlem that… Read More

Directions to Highbridge Park

Know Before You Go

There are currently 5 service interruptions affecting access within this park.

Recreation CentersHighbridge Recreation Center

New York City’s recreation centers and indoor pools remain closed to the general public until further notice to provide COVID-19 related services as well as free childcare options for children who are scheduled for blended learning. To learn more or to apply for the childcare program, please visit the New York City Department of Education’s Learning Bridges program page.

Once we reopen, NYC Parks will extend all existing recreation center memberships to cover the length of time we are closed to the general public.


ParkHighbridge Park

As a part of our Anchor Parks initiative, reconstruction of Highbridge Park is now underway. This project will reinstate access to a 10-block stretch of the park, improve connectivity and pathways, and restore the historic Grand Staircase at Laurel Hill Terrace. The project will also improve safety and security with new park lighting, and improve ADA access. Follow this project on the Parks Capital Tracker for updates.


Anticipated Completion: Summer 2020

PlaygroundsSunken Playground

As a part of our Anchor Parks initiative, reconstruction of Sunken Playground is now underway. Follow this project on the Parks Capital Tracker for updates.


Anticipated Completion: Winter 2021

PlaygroundsAdventure Playground

As a part of our Anchor Parks initiative, reconstruction of Adventure Playground is now underway. Follow this project on the Parks Capital Tracker for updates.


Anticipated Completion: Winter 2021

ParkHighbridge Park

The Highbridge Park Water Tower is currently closed and undergoing reconstruction. Follow this project on the Parks Capital Tracker for updates.


Anticipated Completion: Spring 2021

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