• Mount Washington Cog Railway - Mount Washington, New Hampshire

      At 6,288.2 feet, Mt. Washington is the highest peak in New Hampshire. Ride in style to the summit on a historic cog railway that has been operating since 1869. Grades average 25 percent! Keep your eye out for hikers on the Appalachian Trail, which crosses the line about three-quarters of the way up. Enjoy far-reaching panoramic views at the summit on the Observatory deck on a nice day. The visitor center has snacks, restrooms and a post office. And, don't miss the Mt Washington Weather Museum.

      If you go:
      Open late April through November. Cars are enclosed and heated but temperatures and wind at the summit can make it much colder, dress accordingly. Restrooms at the station and on top, none on-board. Trips may be shortened in extreme weather. Advance ticket purchase online is advised. Large parking lot. Gift shop, snacks at the station. If the summit is closed, visitors have the option of a refund, rebooking or a partial refund if the trip is shortened.


      3168 Base Station Rd.
      Mount Washington, New Hampshire 03575 USA

      Phone Numbers:

      Mt Washington Cog Railway
      +1 (603) 278-5404