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Road Status & Weather

Operations are weather permitting

Mt. Washington is "home to the world's worst weather"


Monday, November 6, 2023 – The Auto Road is CLOSED for the 2023 summer season. Summer operations typically run from mid May to early November.

Visiting this winter? Experience the Mt. Washington SnowCoach; Book your adventure today!

Base Lodge: Closed. Mt. Washington Gift Shop reopening weekends starting Nov 4th.

Great Glen Trails Outdoor Center: Closed for the season on October 15. Ski shop opens November 4 on the first floor, or call to make an appointment.

Hiker Shuttle: Closed for the season. Read important details here.

Red Barn Museum: Closed for the season.

Hideaway Gift Shop & Gas Station: Closed for the season.


For a full-screen version of the current summit conditions, see below or visit here.

For the most accurate weather forecast for conditions along the Auto Road visit the Mount Washington Observatory’s Higher Summits Forecast.

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Driving the Auto Road is about a new experience at every turn, even if you’ve already driven it several times. Weather, foliage, views … they’re always changing and keep the trip exciting. Drive yourself and earn the famous “This Car Climbed Mount Washington” bumper sticker!