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Highbridge Park

Park, Trail, and Basketball Court
173rd St & Amsterdam Ave (at Amsterdam Ave.), New York, NY 10032, United States
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  • Today
    • 7:00 AM–10:00 AM
    • 3:00 PM–4:00 PM
    • 7:00 PM–11:00 PM
  • Thu
    • 9:00 AM–10:00 AM
    • Noon–3:00 PM
    • 6:00 PM–9:00 PM
  • Fri
    • 7:00 AM–8:00 AM
    • 10:00 AM–11:00 AM
    • 3:00 PM–7:00 PM
  • Sat
    • 8:00 AM–7:00 PM
  • Sun
    • 8:00 AM–6:00 PM
    • 10:00 PM–11:00 PM
  • Mon
    • 7:00 AM–8:00 AM
    • 1:00 PM–9:00 PM
  • Tue
    • 7:00 AM–10:00 AM
    • 2:00 PM–4:00 PM
    • 6:00 PM–8:00 PM

New York City Department of Parks & Recreation is the steward of 5,000 of New York City’s parks and park properties—that’s 14 percent of the city! You can follow NYC Parks for expert tips in every corner of the city. Be sure to check in at New York City’s parks, playgrounds, re... (See all)

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    Mike Bloomberg
    High Bridge over the Harlem River(2 Tips)
    The New York Daily News
    Construction of NYC Water Tunnel No.(2 Tips)
    Joel M.
    Water Tower is a must see landmark at the park.(2 Tips)
    NYC Parks
    best sledding location in hilly Highbridge Park(6 Tips)
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    Buy Kang a beer

    Alumni · 2 weeks ago
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  • NYC Parks

    Fall Foliage: Capture the beauty of the park's autumn leaves from 155th street to Dyckman Street. Be sure to visit the landmarked High Bridge (pictured here) the oldest standing bridge (1848) in NYC!

    NYC Parks · October 17, 2013
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  • Landmarks Preservation Commission

    Check out the Highbridge Play Center constructed between 1934-36 it was designated in 2007. The former site of a reservoir, the elevated location of the Center offers views of the Harlem River valley.

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  • Time Out New York

    Head to this exceptional spot for mountain biking and BMXing. The bikeless or fixie riders can rent appropriate wheels from Tread Bike Shop, three blocks from the park. Read more

    Time Out New York · June 13, 2013
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  • NYC Parks

    The best sledding location in hilly Highbridge Park is by the ballfield on East 174th Street, just north of the rec center. Read more

    NYC Parks · February 10, 2013
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  • Mike Bloomberg

    Today, I was here to break ground on a project to restore the High Bridge over the Harlem River: http://bit.ly/ZCHyud

    Mike Bloomberg · January 11, 2013
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  • SummerStage

    The largest free performing arts festival of New York is back in Highbridge Park this August. Are you ready for SummerStage? #summerstage

    SummerStage · January 24, 2012
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  • The New York Daily News

    PHOTO: Construction of NYC Water Tunnel No. 3 began in 1970 and is expected to continue until 2020. Check out this pic of workers inside the tunnel in 1973, at the link! Read more

    The New York Daily News · August 20, 2011
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  • Carlos B.

    Pasen a comer chimi donde Luisa

    Carlos Barrera · February 27, 2011
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  • Kevin B W.

    a beautiful and quiet park; great place to sit and read or just forget about the city for a while!

    Kevin B Winebold · January 4, 2011
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  • Joel M.

    Water Tower is a must see landmark at the park.

    Joel Moya · May 3, 2010
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