Theme Park Ride / Attraction
The Mount Washington Cog Railway
The Cog is the first mountain-climbing cog railway in the world, and the only one currently operating in North America. With an average grade of 25% (some sections approach nearly 38%), it’s also the second steepest in the world! Motive power is primarily provided by a fleet of seven powerful…
Take a ride to the top of the mountain on a cog train. Clickety clack with a little vertical up and down while seeing a beautiful view of the valley.
This is a must if it is in you budget. The Cog Railway will take you to the top of the east coast's highest mountain; Mount Washington.
Old fashioned steam train that takes you up the spine of the highest and steepest mountain east of the Rockies. INCLUDES RIDE THE MOUNTAIN WITH SANTA EXPERIENCE IN DECEMBER!
A great little tourist attraction (if you don't want to climb the highest peak in NH at 6,288 feet). The cog railway takes you up and down and is approximately 45 minutes each way with an hour break at the top. There is a small gift shop, a cafeteria style restaurant, restrooms and plenty of views…
Ride to the top of Mount Washington on the world’s first mountain-climbing cog railway—built in 1869. Choose eco-friendly biodiesel or historic steam locomotives for a thrilling train ride to New England’s highest peak. On-board guided tour provides an entertaining narrative. 3-hour round trip…
Definitely recommend the Cog railway. Dress warmly- even if it is a warm day, the summit is always cooler!
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