The Mount Washington Cog Railway, Bretton Woods

The world's first mountain-climbing cog railway, The Mount Washington Cog Railway transports you to the top of Mount Washington for views of the mountains of New Hampshire, Vermont, Maine, and Canada as well as the Atlantic Ocean. Choose between an old-fashioned coach powered by steam engine, or a modern, more environmentally friendly biodiesel option to take you to the summit at 1,916 m (6,288 ft). You'll have about an hour at the top of the highest peak in the Northeast, giving you a chance to explore the visitor center and Mount Washington Observatory's Weather Museum. Put The Mount Washington Cog Railway at the forefront of your travel plans using our Bretton Woods travel route planning site .
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  • When we got on we were told the steam train would not go to the top and stop because of the weather. I wish we were told this before we got on the train and maybe we could have come the next day. Rode...  more »
  • I waited over 40 years to actually make the time to ride the rails to the top of Mt. Washington. It was well worth the cost. I did hear folks complain about it but the costs of running the railroad ar...  more »

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