This Downtown NYC Railway was Converted into Green Park Paradise

What’s better than green, open space in the city?

For you outdoorspeople who can’t escape to the backcountry every weekend, it’s time to turn to your urban recreation areas. Parks that are close to home can add a much-needed splash of green to any concrete jungle.

Billed as an ‘elevated park-rail trail’, the High Line was designed to repurpose an old piece of NYC’s rail system and make it into something equal parts accessible and beautiful. Along the former tracks lay meeting places, greenery, and some of the most ‘Instagrammable’ photo ops in the city. Get a tour of this one-of-a-kind urban gem for yourself in the clip below.

Featured image © Sue Waters from Flickr. CC BY-SA 2.0.

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