High Bridge Tour
Free, easy, open-air, walk beginning at the SE corner of St. Nicholas Avenue & W. 155th Street in Manhattan and ending at the Manhattan (Western) end of the High Bridge near W. 174th Street & Amsterdam Ave. We will walk to the High Bridge along the Aqueduct trail, learning history along the way, with an archeological focus. Take in panoramic views of the Harlem River, The Bronx and Manhattan. Marvel at the engineering feat completed in 1848. Learn about the origin of NYC’s water system. After touring the High Bridge, you may wish to take an optional public tour of the High Bridge Water Tower at the Western end of the High Bridge. Bring water & snacks & wear sturdy shoes.
Required: pre-registration (limited number); bring masks, and social distancing.
Walk may be rescheduled if weather does not cooperate.