Park update: The Interim Walkway at the Western Rail Yards (between 30th & 34th Streets) is temporarily closed today.

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30th Street Challenge
Give by June 20

To meet the demands of our busiest time of the year, we ask all friends of the High Line to help us raise a total of $30,000—$1,000 for each block of our 1.5-mile-long park along Manhattan’s West Side.

Photo by Liz Ligon
15th Birthday, Stargazing

Starry-eyed from the Start: Stargazing on the High Line

Every Tuesday from sunset to 30 minutes before park closure
On the High Line at Little West 12th Street

Immerse yourself in the wonders of the night sky every Tuesday on the High Line! The friendly team from the Amateur Astronomers Association—with whom we’ve been partnering since the park’s opening—will be there with high-powered telescopes, ready to reveal the secrets of the cosmos. On June evenings, celebrate the High Line’s birthday month under the stars with special surprise treats.

No experience is necessary and telescopes will be provided between sunset and park closure.

This High Line program is free and open to visitors of all ages. No RSVP is required.

Stargazing on the High Line is subject to cancelation due to overcast conditions or inclement weather. If a stargazing session needs to be canceled, we’ll post on @highlinenyc’s X feed by 3pm on the day of the event.

Here’s a taste of what to expect:

About The Amateur Astronomers Association:

The Amateur Astronomers Association was organized in 1927 to promote the study of astronomy, by offering free night sky and solar observing, weather permitting.

In addition to their sidewalk outreach, they provide economical classes in astronomy to members, sponsor free lectures at the American Museum of Natural History, visit NYC schools at no charge to teach kids about our universe, and produce our own newsletter, Eyepiece. Lastly, they offer a podcast, AAA Sky, available on all popular podcast platforms.

The Amateur Astronomers Association has been hosting weekly observing sessions on the High Line since 2009.

Photo release

By attending this event, you agree that photos and/or video footage of you may be taken, and you grant your permission to Friends of the High Line and its agents/licensees to use such photos/footage for promotional and other purposes.


Stargazing at the High Line is presented by Friends of the High Line in partnership with the Amateur Astronomers Association.

High Line Programs and accessibility are made possible, in part, with public funds from the New York City Council, under the leadership of Speaker Adrienne Adams.

Donate today

The High Line is almost entirely supported by people like you. As a nonprofit, we need your support to keep this public space free—and extraordinary—for everyone.