Mount Washington Auto Road, Gorham NH

Hours and Dates
of Operation  

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DRIVE YOURSELF OPERATING HOURS - 2016

*see Special Hours of Operation below

Early May - May 27 9:00am - 4:00pm
May 28 - June 17 8:30am - 5:00pm
June 18 1:30pm - 6:00pm
June 19 - August 28 7:30am - 6:00pm
August 29 - October 2 8:30am - 5:00pm
October 3 - Late October 8:30am - 4:00pm

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.

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SPECIAL HOURS OF OPERATION - 2016

June 13 & 16 Road closed to cars
June 18 Mt. Washington Road Race Open: 1:30pm - 6:00pm
June 19 June Sunrise Drive Open: 3:30am - 6:00pm
June 26 NH ATV Day Road closed to cars
July 31 July Sunrise Drive Open: 4:00am - 6:00pm
August 7 Adaptive Sunrise Ascent Open: 11:00am - 6:00pm
August 20 Bicycle Hillclimb  Open: 1:30pm - 6:00pm
August 28 August Sunrise Drive Open: 4:30am - 6:00pm

2-HOUR GUIDED TOUR OPERATING HOURS - 2016

Late May - October 2 8:30am - 5:00pm
October 3 - Late October
8:30am - 4:00pm

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.

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3-HOUR GUIDED ADVENTURE TOUR HOURS - 2016

Wednesdays, Fridays & Sundays
Available through September 2
9:00am - 12:00pm

Guided Adventure Tours offer a customizable format, which is tailored to the interests of each group. Reservations are required for these extended tours and need to be made at least 24 hours in advance of the tour date.

 

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If you have any questions about the Hours & Dates of Operation at the Auto Road, please call us at (603) 466-3988.