The Mount Washington Cog Railway is the world's first mountain climbing cog railway and is set in the midst of the White Mountain National Forest. The round trip cog ride takes approximately three hours, including an hour stop at the summit. Guests can also visit the museum or enjoy the restaurant and gift shop, and at the summit, they can visit New Hampshire's unique mile-high state park.

 
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Active and Adventure Review of Mount Washington Cog Railway

Away Travel Expert: Karen Berger
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ActiveExpert Rating 5.0 out of 5 Recommended for:
Day Hiking,Walking
Active and AdventureExpert Tips & Helpful Hints
  • Once you are on top of Mt. Washington, you can explore the summit by following the Appalachian Trail markers.
  • Wear hiking footwear if you plan to explore away from the summit station, and be sure you have foul weather gear: Mt. Washington has the reputation for the "worst weather in the world."

Address:
Base Road
Mount Washington, New Hampshire 03589
Parking: hourly rides; schedules vary between 9am and 5pm depending on time of year
Price: $59 adults; $54 seniors; $39 ages 4-12, under 4 free on adult's lap. Advance ticket purchase recommended. Hours: schedule varies depending on time of year, visit website for details


Visitor Information


Telephone Number: (800) 922-8825
Transportation: Rte 302 to Base Rd
Price Information: $59 adults; $54 seniors; $39 ages 4-12, under 4 free on adult's lap. Advance ticket purchase recommended. Hours: schedule varies depending on time of year, visit website for details
The details, dates, and prices mentioned here were accurate at the time of publication.

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