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The Legendary Mt. Washington Auto Road

Find adventure at every turn

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Driving the Auto Road is about a new experience at every turn, even if you’ve already driven it several times. Weather, foliage, views … they’re always changing and keep the trip exciting. Drive yourself and earn the famous “This Car Climbed Mount Washington” bumper sticker!

Mt. Washington Gift Shops

We have four Gift Shops on our property. In the Base Lodge, visit the Gift Shop on the main level and the Great Glen Outfitters Shop on the First Floor (lower level). At the base of the Auto Road, you’ll find the Hideaway Country Store, and when you get to the top, visit our Summit Shop.

Seek the Peak

The largest annual fundraiser for the Mount Washington Observatory is proudly hosted at the base of Mt. Washington Auto Road. All outdoor enthusiasts are invited to raise funds, set goals, and earn gear!

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Mount Washington Road Race

Running Race to the Summit

There’s only one hill! This historic all-uphill run draws thousands of runners from around the globe to make the grueling climb to the summit of the highest peak in the Northeast.

  • Saturday June 15, 2024 9:00 AM
  • 9:00 AM

Moat Mountain 24 Hours of Great Glen

Join us for the best bike race and party of the summer. Register as a solo competitor or a team of two, four, or five on the 8.8 mile course throughout the Wonderland of Great Glen Trails.

Mt. Washington Auto Road Bicycle Hillclimb

The Mt. Washington Auto Road Bicycle Hillclimb benefits Tin Mountain Conservation Center, which provides educational programs that foster greater awareness and understanding of the natural environment.