Hours of Operation 2014 (tentative)

Operating hours are ALWAYS subject to weather.

Private Vehicle Operating Hours
(see also special hours of operation below)

Early May – May 9 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9:00 AM–4:00 PM
May 10 – June 6 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  8:30 AM–5:00 PM
June 7 – September 1 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7:30 AM–6:00 PM
September 2 – September 14. . . . . . . . . . 8:00 AM–5:30 PM
September 15 – September 28. . . . . . . . . 8:00 AM–5:00 PM
September 29 – October 5 . . . . . . . . . . . . 8:00 AM–4:30 PM
October 6 – October 26 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8:00 AM–4:00 PM
October 26 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . tentative closing date

Please note: Closing times listed above are the last time cars are allowed to start up the Auto Road; ALL vehicles must leave the summit no later than 45 minutes after closing time.  Also all NH State Park facilities at the summit may not be available early and late in the day or during inclement weather.

Special Hours of Operation

June 16 & 19 . . . . . (motorcycles only); Closed to cars (Guided Tours available)
June 21. . (annual footrace) . . ..Open 1:00 PM–6:00 PM
June 22. . .(sunrise opening). . .Open 3:30 AM-6:00 PM
June 27…(car race practice).. Open 1:00 PM-6:00 PM
June 28…(car race practice).. Open 1:00 PM – 6:00 PM
June 29…(car race)…………….Closed to cars and guided tours all day
July 12 . . . (bike race). . . . . . . . . Open 1:00 PM–6:00 PM
July 27 . . .(sunrise opening). . .. Open 4:00 AM–6:00 PM
August 3…(ASP sunrise ascent)…Open 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM
August 16. . .(bike race) . . . . . . Open 1:00 PM–6:00 PM
August 31. . .(sunrise opening) . . Open 4:30 AM–6:00 PM
September 21. . .(NH ATV Day). . . .Closed to cars (Guided Tours available)

Guided Tours

Guided tours are available from 8:30 AM until 5:00 PM (8:30 AM until 4:00 PM after Sept 28), weather permitting.  All tours are approximately 2 hours for the round trip, including 1 hour on the summit.
Reservations are not required but are available online for early morning trips. One-way hiker shuttles are also available.