Mount Washington Auto Road, Gorham NH

Hours and Dates
of Operation  

Operations are ALWAYS subject to weather.

 

UPDATE: 10/19/18 - We are now closed for the 2018 summer season

 

For the Current Weather and Road Status

 

DRIVE YOURSELF OPERATING HOURS - 2018

** ALSO SEE Special Hours of Operation BELOW**

Early May - May 25 9:00am - 4:00pm
May 26 - June 15 8:00am - 5:00pm
June 16 1:30pm - 6:00pm
June 17 - August 26 8:00am - 6:00pm
August 27 - September 30
8:00am - 5:00pm
October 1 - Closing end of day October 21 8:00am - 4:00pm

Please note: Closing times listed above are the last time cars are allowed to start up the Auto Road; ALL vehicles must vacate the summit and drive directly to the base area 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.

For More Information About Drive Yourself >


SPECIAL HOURS OF OPERATION - 2018

 

June 11 & 14

Road closed to cars

Guided Tours operating today

June 16 Mt. Washington Road Race Open: 1:30pm - 6:00pm
June 24 June Sunrise Drive

Open: 3:30am - 6:00pm

June 30 NH ATV Day Road closed to cars

Guided tours operating today

July 29 July Sunrise Drive Open: 4:00am - 6:00pm
August 5 Adaptive Sunrise Ascent Open: 11:00am - 6:00pm
August 18 Bicycle Hillclimb  Open: 1:30pm - 6:00pm
August 26 August Sunrise Drive Open: 4:30am - 6:00pm

2-HOUR GUIDED TOUR OPERATING HOURS - 2018

May 26 - September 30
8:30am - 5:00pm
October 1 - Closing end of day October 21
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 only through September 23, limited availability.

One-way Hiker Shuttles are also available.

For More Information About 2-Hour Guided Tours >


3-HOUR GUIDED DISCOVERY TOUR HOURS - 2018

Wednesdays, Fridays & Sundays
Available June 8 through August 31
10:00am & 2:00pm

 

  Guided Discovery 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.

  For More Information About Guided Discovery Tours >

 

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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.