Mount Washington Auto Road, Gorham NH

Road Status & Weather 

Up-to date operating status


The Mt Washington Auto Road is currently OPEN to the SUMMIT
for all regularly-allowed vehicles, including motorcycles, from 8:00am - 5pm.  

The Hiker Shuttle is NOT operating due to COVID19. For our most recent COVID-19 health and safety policies, please click here.

Feel free to call us for more information regarding the road status: (603) 466-3988.

PLEASE NOTE: Be aware that weather and road conditions can change quickly and this status report is updated frequently.



The Sherman Adams building at the summit of the mountain, managed by the NH State Park, will be open to guests by reservation only. The building remains open 7 days per week through October 12th, however the gift shop and food concessions will be closed on Tuesdays and Wednesdays for the rest of the season, starting on September 22nd. 

Your passage on the Auto Road does NOT include a reservation to the summit building. If you would like to make a reservation to go inside the NH State Park summit building, please visit: Factor 30 minutes of travel time to the summit for your booking. While the reservation is free of charge, there is a $1 transaction fee to the NH State Park. 


Recommended Pages: Hours & Dates of OperationRates | Drive Yourself Vehicle Restrictions


Weather Forecast for the Base Area

Weather Conditions & Forecast for the Auto Road


For the most accurate weather forecast for conditions along the Auto Road visit the Mount Washington Observatory's Higher Summits Forecast.



Current Summit Conditions