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Hours and Dates of Operation

2022 DRIVE YOURSELF OPERATING HOURS

** ALSO SEE Special Hours of Operation BELOW **

Closing times listed below 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 and continue directly to the base. Operation of the Auto Road is always weather permitting.

Early Season (approx mid-May) 9:00am – 4:00pm
May 28 – June 17 9:00am – 5:00pm
June 18 – August 28 9:00am – 6:00pm
August 29 – October 2 9:00am – 5:00pm
October 3 – October 23 9:00am – 4:00pm

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2022 PEAK OPERATION TIMES

 

4th of July

 

Friday, July 1 – Sunday, July 17
 

Late Aug – Labor Day

 

Sunday, August 28 – Sunday, September 11
 

Fall Foliage

 

October 1 – October 23

2022 SPECIAL HOURS OF OPERATION


Saturday, June 18
 
 

Northeast Delta Dental Mount Washington Road Race 

 Road open from 1:30pm – 6:00pm

 


Saturday, June 25

 

 

NH ATV Day

 Road open to ATVs only; closed for Drive Yourself automobiles.

Guided Tours operating, reservations required. 


Sunday, 
July 24Sunday, August 28 

 

Sunrise Drive

 July 24th open from 4:00am – 6:00pm 

August 28th open from 4:30am – 6:00pm  

 


Sunday, July 31

 

 

Adaptive Sunrise Ascent

 Road open from 11:00am – 6:00pm   

 


Saturday, August 20

 

 

Mt. Washington Bicycle Hillclimb

 Road open from 1:30pm – 6:00pm
(Rain date: Sunday, August 21) 

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2022 2-HOUR GUIDED TOUR OPERATING HOURS

Summer Operations
Opening May 28 – October 23
Reserve online!

2-Hour Guided Tours may be available without a reservation on a first-come, first-serve basis when advanced bookings have not sold all available seats.

Book your 2-Hour Guided Tour today >


2022 HIKER SHUTTLE

Summer Operations Limited operations—visit the Hiker Shuttle page for detailed information

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