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PHOTOS: Autumn on the High Line

It's officially fall in New York City! Now that temperatures are cooling and the first hints of fall color are appearing in the planting beds, it's the perfect time to enjoy crisp evening walks, beautiful autumn foliage, public art, and programs for the entire family.

See below for some of our favorite autumnal photos from years past and get a taste of what's to come this fall.

Is there anything more beautiful than an autumn afternoon? Photo by Friends of the High Line

Bright fall colors accent the Diller – von Furstenberg Sundeck later in fall. The leaves of our various sumac trees turn a deep red (left) and Threadleaf bluestar, Amsonia hubrichtii, (right) becomes golden in color. Photos by Patrick Cullina

Most of the High Line's food vendors have already closed up shop, but Terroir at The Porch will be open until Saturday, October 31. Enjoy a cold beer or a hot sandwich and toast the end of the outdoor eating season in style. Photo by Liz Ligon

Some areas along the High Line are "chillier" than others. Katrín Sigurðardóttir's inverted glacier may be the first ice you'll see on the High Line this season. This artwork, part of the group exhibition Panorama, will be "frozen" through March 2016. Photo by Timothy Schenck

As colder temperatures set in, the landscape is transformed. High Line Gardeners leave the grasses to overwinter naturally, so when you visit in late fall, you can appreciate the delicate textures and colors of our grasses' dried stalks and seed heads. Photo by Steven Severinghaus

Fall favorite Grace smokebush, Cotinus 'Grace,' has bright red autumn foliage. Come see this plant on the High Line between Little West 12th and West 13th Streets. Photo by Juan Valentin

Each year we host a fun communal event: the Social Soup Experiment, where visitors are invited to join together at a communal table for a hearty fall meal. This year's event was on Saturday, October 17, when over 400 people ate soup with us. Photos by Lucy Cuneo

The Philip A. and Lisa Maria Falcone Flyover gives you an opportunity to walk through a canopy of sumac, magnolia, and serviceberry trees – an especially nice treat during the fall season. Photo by Joan Garvin

Autumn is a great time to enjoy the uniqueness of the Interim Walkway in the High Line at the Rail Yards. This section contains the self-sewn plants that popped up after the trains stopped running. Photo by Steven Severinghaus

Aerial views of the High Line give a great appreciation for the autumn landscape. Photo by Timothy Schenck

Achoo! Do you have seasonal allergies? It may be called sneezeweed, but don't blame it on Helenium x 'Rubinswerg.' Photo by Yuki Shingai

With fall in full-swing, High Line Gardeners are busily working to prepare the planting beds for winter. Raydon's Favorite aromatic aster, Aster oblongifolia 'Raydon's Favorite,' in the foreground on the left is one of fall's most distinctive blooms. Photos by Lenny Spiro (left) and Philippa Waite (right)

Natural textures and subtle colors are a signature element of the late fall landscape at the High Line. Photo by Beverly Israely

Haunted High Line Halloween is one of our favorite fall programs. Break out your costume and bring the kids on Saturday, October 24, for a day of family-friendly activities celebrating the High Line's spooky past. Photo by Anita Ng

Cheer up, Fred Jones! We love this coordinated family take on the Scooby Doo gang. Photo by Rowa Lee

The Northern Spur Preserve is a great place to get an elevated view of the changing colors. Photo by Steven Severinghaus

Happy fall, friends! We look forward to seeing you in the park soon! Photo by Mat McDermott
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