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Mount Washington
Cog Railway

Mt. Washington Cog Railway
Just 6 miles from Rt. 302
In Bretton Woods, NH

3168 Base Station Road
Marshfield Station, NH


Lat 44.270052
Long -71.350898

Mailing Address:
Mt. Washington, NH 03589

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Mt Washington Cog Railway 2015 Season Events

Mount Washington Guided Photo Train Tours

Sunday September 13

Now offering photo tours this summer season! Our photo tours are open to all abilities. The tour will include a round trip train ticket, 4 hours of shooting time at the summit with one-on-one instruction from a professional photographer and a boxed lunch. Participants should be prepared to traverse rocky terrain and be ready for all weather conditions. Use the provided guide (400 KB pdf) for instructions and clothing gear guidelines. Departing on the 10:30 am train, returning to base at 4:30 pm. $165 per person, Please plan to arrive 45 minutes prior to departure, tour will meet in the Base Station lobby for a short introduction before boarding. Call for details or to book in advance at 603.278.5404 or email; space is limited.

Railfans Day

Cog Railway Railfans Day

Friday, September 11

Railfans dream come true! A day of coal-fired steam train and photo opportunities, visits with the steam crew as they service the trains, and a guided museum tour. Our regularly scheduled 9:15 am steam trip will stop at Waumbek Switch, (about halfway up) for a photo run-by. At the summit and upon return to the base the steam crew will be available for discussion. There will be a guided museum tour at 12:30 pm.

Ride & Observatory Tour

Cog Railway Ride & Observatory Tour

Take the train to the summit and go behind the scenes where weather observers record some of the Earth's most fascinating weather. Tours are about 10 minutes. Please call 603.278.5404 for booking details.

All Aboard with Santa!

All Aboard with Santa!

Nov. 27-29
Join us for a Family Holiday Weekend at the Cog!

29 Marshfield Base Station will be buzzing with holiday family activities, and there will be treats for the whole family. Santa will be riding the train with guests, round trip (halfway up the mountain.) Please Book online or call to book at 603.278.5404.

"Name That Train!" Contest

Cog Railway 'Name That Train!' Contest

Thanks for all the great entries, we're reviewing the names and will announce the new name soon!

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