Mt Washington Cog Railway 2016 Season Events
Family Holiday Weekend
Santa and Mrs Claus will be joining our train crew once again this year for an exciting round trip ride up through the winter wonderland of Mount Washington on Thanksgiving Weekend, his November 25-27. Passengers can visit with Santa and Mrs Claus, listen to the guided tour of the brakemen, and move around the train to take photos and enjoy the sweeping panorama of the Presidential Mountains, located in Northern New Hampshire. Children even get a special gift from the Christmas couple! At the Railway's Marshfield Base Station, passengers can treat themselves to complimentary hot cocoa and homemade cookies while joining in fun holiday games and family activities before or after their train ride. Booking in advance is recommended for the Cog Railway's holiday trains and can be done online here or by calling 603-278-5404. Cog trains run every weekend throughout November, Santa trains depart Nov. 25,26 and 27 at 10:30 am and 1:30 pm. Boarding begins 15 minutes before departure. It is recommended that riders arrive at least 45 in advance of departure times. The Cog is located just 6 miles from Bretton Woods on Base Road, Marshfield Station, NH.
Get a Behind-the-Scenes Peek at Mount Washington's Famous Weather
The Mount Washington Observatory is a private, nonprofit, member-supported institution with a mission to advance understanding of the natural systems that create Earth's weather and climate. It serves this mission by maintaining a weather station on the summit of Mount Washington, performing weather and climate research, conducting innovative science education programs, and interpreting the heritage of the Mount Washington region.
Weather tours are available every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday on the scheduled 9:30 train. Passengers on the Cog Railway can book a behind-the-scenes 10-12 minute tour of the Weather Observatory's weather wall and observation room as part of their summit experience. Weather Tours are $10 per person. Please call the Cog Railway at 603.278.5404 to book your tour or for more details.
Photographers and writers! Join us all day on The Cog for an Agiochook Adventure Tour
All day tour led by Photographer Donna Atkins and Writer Ed Parson on September 16th. Please call 603-278-5404 for details and to book.
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