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Address: Palm Springs, CA
Phone Number: 760-325-1391
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YOU ARE AT 8500 FEET UP CHINO CANYON IN A TRAM CAR

At the top of the Palm Springs Aerial Tram you are at 8516 feet above sea level, and as you exit the tram car you are at Mountain Station. The aerial tramway is the world's... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 23, 2015
Neal S
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Palm Springs
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Palm Springs
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103 reviews 103 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015 NEW

At the top of the Palm Springs Aerial Tram you are at 8516 feet above sea level, and as you exit the tram car you are at Mountain Station. The aerial tramway is the world's largest rotating tram car making one complete rotation as it climbs from the base station in Palm Springs at 2643' taking approximately 10 minutes to... More 

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Palm Springs, California, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 NEW

The Palm Springs Aerial Tram is one of the highlights of Palm Springs. Built in 1963 and designed by a famous Palm Springs Architect. You will travel thru several climate zones to get to the top. The temperature will be 30 degrees cooler from the bottom to the top….so make sure you wear the correct clothes. There is a restaurant,... More 

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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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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
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7 helpful votes 7 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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