Mount Washington Auto Road, Gorham NH

Hours and Dates
of Operation  

Operations are ALWAYS subject to weather.

 

For the Current Weather and Road Status

 

DRIVE YOURSELF OPERATING HOURS - 2020

** ALSO SEE Special Hours of Operation BELOW**

Early May  Likely closed due to COVID-19
May 23 - June 19

To be determined based on State Of NH guidelines

for opening Tourism and Attractions. 

June 20 1:30pm - 6:00pm
June 21 - August 30 8:00am - 6:00pm
August 31 - October 4
8:00am - 5:00pm
October 5- closing day October 25 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 leave the summit no later than 45 minutes after closing time and continue directly to the base.  

Also all NH State Park facilities at the summit may not be available early and late in the day or during inclement weather.

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SPECIAL HOURS OF OPERATION - 2020

 

Saturday

June 20

Cancelled due to COVID-19

Auto Road will be open

NEDD Mt. Washington Road Race

Road open 1:30pm-6pm

Saturday

June 27

NH ATV Day

Road closed to all traffic

Friday-Sunday

July 10-12

Postponed until 2021 due to COVID-19

Auto Road will be open

 

Climb to the Clouds

Friday July 10th road open 1:30pm-6pm

Saturday July 11th road open 1:30pm-6pm

Sunday July 12th road closed to all traffic

Sunday 

July 26

 

Sunday

August 30

Sunrise Drive

July 26th open from 4:00am-6pm

August 30th- open from 4:30am-6pm

 

Sunday 

August 2

Adaptive Sunrise Ascent

Road open 11am-6pm

Saturday

August 15

Mt. Washington Bicycle Hillclimb

August 15th road open 1:30pm-6pm

Please note: Closing times listed above 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.  

Also all NH State Park facilities at the summit may not be available early and late in the day or during inclement weather.

For More Information About Drive Yourself >



2-HOUR GUIDED TOUR OPERATING HOURS - 2020

June - October 25
8:30am - 5:00pm
October 5- closing day October 25 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, limited availability.

One-way Hiker Shuttles are also available.

For More Information About 2-Hour Guided Tours >


3-HOUR GUIDED DISCOVERY TOUR HOURS - 2020

Wednesdays, Fridays & Sundays
Available June 3 through August 30
10:00am 

 

  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.

  For More Information About Guided Discovery Tours >

 

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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.