Hours and Dates
Due to the long snowy Winter season and wet Spring we have been unable to open in early May. Schedule opening is Saturday, May 25th, weather permitting.
|For the Current Weather and Road Status|
DRIVE YOURSELF OPERATING HOURS - 2019
** ALSO SEE Special Hours of Operation BELOW**
|Early May - May 24||due to weather unable to open|
|May 25 - June 14||8:00am - 5:00pm|
|June 15||1:30pm - 6:00pm|
|June 16 - August 25||8:00am - 6:00pm|
|August 26 - October 6
||8:00am - 5:00pm|
|October 7 - Closing end of day October 20||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 - 2019
|June 10 & 13||Ride to the Sky- Motorcycles Only
Road closed to cars
Guided Tours operating today
|June 15||NEDD Mt. Washington Road Race||Open: 1:30pm - 6:00pm|
|June 29||NH ATV Day||
Road closed to cars
Guided tours operating today
|July 28||Sunrise Drives||Open: 4:00am - 6:00pm|
Adaptive Sports Sunrise Ascent
|Open: 11:00am - 6:00pm|
Mt. Washington Auto Road Bicycle Hillclimb
|Open: 1:30pm - 6:00pm|
|Open: 4:30am - 6:00pm|
|May 25 - October 20
||8:30am - 5:00pm|
|October 7- Closing end of day October 20
||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 22, limited availability.
One-way Hiker Shuttles are also available.
3-HOUR GUIDED DISCOVERY TOUR HOURS - 2019
|Wednesdays, Fridays & Sundays
Available June 7 through August 30
|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.