High Line from the WTC Site via The Esplanade &...

High Line-Elevated NYC Park-Rail Trail

Hectic activities and painful memories around the World Trade Center (WTC) construction site, delightful views of and along the Hudson River, and the calming, almost spiritual design of the High Line comprise a unique and splendid three-part hiking experience that can be found only in Manhattan.

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My favorite hikes are in Harriman State Park, where one can find trails offering great natural beauty and, even on the busiest of days, solitude for miles at a time with elevation changes measured in hundreds of feet. So it was with some hesitation combined with high expectation that I decided to take a train from northern New Jersey into...

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May 29, 2011
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May 26, 2011
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News from the Friends of the Highland [May 24, 2011]

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