Opens January 5, 2018! Tickets on sale now!

Back by popular demand, Ice Castles LLC, will create a new one-acre castle at the Hobo Railroad property just off Interstate 93 this winter, with more dedicated parking and space for the castle to grow.

The Ice Castle will be open for tours daily. We suggest visiting at night, when multicolored lights embedded in the ice will transform the castle into a glowing, otherworldly spectacle! See this awesome video highlighting how the castles are built!

How are they built?
They start by “growing” more than 5,000 icicles each day that they harvest and sculpt together. Newly placed icicles are then drenched in freezing water. The blend of icicle placement, changing temperatures, water volume, and wind result in an astonishing variety of ice formations. And so all of the beauty you see at the ice castle is a unique blend of an artistic eye and mother nature’s work.

The process is repeated once or twice a day, depending on temperatures. and after about a few weeks of growth they can create very large towers, tunnels, archways, caves, caverns, and safe pathways for pedestrian exploration. Continued development of the structures throughout the winter results in an evolving ice masterpiece. Odds are, that if you come to visit one of the ice castles more than once, you’ll have two very different experiences.

The Hobo Railroad Ice Castle will be open January 5 –  March 2018

  • Monday – Thursday: 4pm – 9pm
  • Closed Tuesday
  • Friday: 4pm – 10:30 pm
  • Saturday: 11am – 10:30pm
  • Sunday: 12pm – 8pm


  • Online- General Admission (12+): $13.95 Child (4-11): $9.95
  • Walkup (Standby)- General Admission (12+): $19 Child (4-11): $13


  • Online- General Admission (12+): $16.95 Child (4-11): $13.95
  • Walkup (Standby)- General Admission (12+): $21 Child (4-11): $16
  • *Holiday pricing is the same as weekend pricing

Parking Pass Prices: Online – $7 / Onsite – $10

Hobo Railroad Ice Castles
64 Railroad Street, Lincoln NH 03521


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