Hours and Dates
|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 on 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.
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|
|May 26 - September 30
||8:30am - 5:00pm|
|October 1 - Closing on 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.
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.
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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.