Mount Washington Auto Road, Gorham NH

Hours and
Dates of Operation  

Current Weather and Road Status

 

2022 DRIVE YOURSELF OPERATING HOURS

** ALSO SEE Special Hours of Operation BELOW **

Open 7-days per week, weather permitting. See our special hours of operation for specific dates and times when we are closed due to events. 

 

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 - 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.

Guided Tours operating, reservations required. 


Sunday, 
July 24

 Sunday, 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. 

 

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 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.