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Mount Washington

Sargent's Purchase, NH 03846
+1 603-356-2137
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Drive the Auto Road in HEAVY fog if you want some real thrills!

I have gone up this mountain by Cog Train and this time was by Auto Road. Certainly was the most... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Kali C
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Get up there by car, tour or cog. Take time up there to enjoy the view. Check the weather first as... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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Part of the White Mountains, this is the highest peak in the Northeast.
  • Excellent74%
  • Very good21%
  • Average2%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“pinkham notch” (18 reviews)
“cog railway” (16 reviews)
“auto road” (19 reviews)
Sargent's Purchase, NH 03846
+1 603-356-2137

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Reviewed 1 week ago

I have gone up this mountain by Cog Train and this time was by Auto Road. Certainly was the most harrowing drive I have completed in a long time. There are warning signs everywhere on this. We chose to drive up on the auto roads...More

Thank Kali C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Get up there by car, tour or cog. Take time up there to enjoy the view. Check the weather first as many days can be cloudy.

1  Thank LiketoeatCincinnati
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Drove up the Auto Road on September 12th - absolutely beautiful blue skies. A windproof coat and hat are a must! The views were amazing...each side of the top has a totally different view. Not a cloud in the sky!

1  Thank TyPaPearson
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Mu husband and I were very excited about our trip to the top of Mount Washington. We did not realize that not only do they charge per car, but also per occupant. You receive a CD explaining of the history of Mt Washington while traveling...More

Thank lynn s
Reviewed 5 September 2017

You can set off on various trails but PN is the best place to start. The staff in the visitor centre are very helpful providing details and difficulty of the trails. We wanted to hike to the summit but realised we were not properly equipped...More

1  Thank Ross S
Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

We visited NH solely for the purpose of going on the Cog Railway and it did not disappoint. We went on the last booking of the day which is a discounted rate. They discount adult tickets by 15.00 which was a nice savings as we...More

Thank carol2452013
Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

What would have been a nerve racking experience because of narrow roads with no guard rails and no view at the top turned into a romantic afternoon with my husband all because he said, "Let's take a walk among the clouds." Yes, please. Someone had...More

Thank BMac1012
Reviewed 20 August 2017

le français suis Disclaimer: I'm a 19 year old hiker who's done a few Adirondack peaks in the past year. It was hard, but not THAT difficult. the terrain consists mainly of rocks so a lot of rock hopping. It was a lot of uphill...More

Thank alecisgroovy
Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

We started our hiking at the Basement in The CogRailway station , the trail that we chose was amazing is at the right site , only the weather wasn't good but still that we had a great time, if the weather is bad you can...More

Thank Marito2014
Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

Thirty-five years after driving up Mount Washington, my husband and I finally got the the opportunity to hike up. What a joy. It was very challenging! It was worth it! We were also fortunate to have clear, though windy weather. After our ascent, we picked...More

Thank Summerfog
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Ruth T
12 February 2017|
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Response from JP_62_JH_65 | Reviewed this property |
I don't have any info on tours outside of Boston. Driving is a great way to see the foliage. The roads are wide and weren't busy when we went apart from a bank holiday weekend. Personally, would recommend driving.
8 August 2016|
Response from wavypearl | Reviewed this property |
I would say about 20-30 minutes. Thanks!