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The Mountain Station

Address: Palm Springs, CA
Phone Number: 760-325-1391
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Ranked #28 of 46 Attractions in Palm Springs
Type: State Parks, Outdoors
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Type: State Parks, Outdoors
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English first
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

The temperature in the tram parking lot was 120F. We caught the tram and it was a comfortable 73F at the top. There are over 50 miles of trails at the top ranging from easy to steep. We took a moderate 5 mile loop. The return stretch, from the ranger station to the tram, is steep - we had to... More 

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Becker, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2014

It was great the tram was fun and once you get to the top you can hike around and the view is just breath-taking!! A must-do!!

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Palm Springs, California
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130 helpful votes 130 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2012

Well if drove all the way out to the tram, you might as well ride it up and spend a moment at Stewart Williams' wonderful Mountain station. It needs some restoration, but you can see the beauty of the bones and enjoy the spectacular views of the Coachella valley beyond, and savor the multiple opportunities for hiking in the cool... More 

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Desert Southwest US
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2012

In a few short minutes and seven or so ecosystems later, you're at the top of the tram, 9,500 feet above the floor of the Coachella Valley. The mid-20th century architecture by noted area architect E. Stewart Williams is cool, with blazing fireplaces in winter. A series of easy day hiking opportunities are within a short, moderately strenuous walk (the... More 

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