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Wallowa Lake Tramway

59919 Wallowa Lake Hwy., Joseph, OR
541-432-5331
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Ranked #2 of 8 Attractions in Joseph
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Observation Decks/ Towers, Trams
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Houston, Texas
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86 reviews 86 reviews
13 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 NEW

OK, it's a bit expensive, and that's the only reason I didn't give it full marks. We went just a few days after Labor Day, and the experience was great. There weren't lines at all, and the ride to the top only takes about 13 minutes. Have your camera ready during the ride for the best views of the lake.... More

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Vancouver, Washington
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31 reviews 31 reviews
6 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 NEW

Bring your own animal appropriate chipmunk food as the kids can't resist them and the environment police have shut down the good food packets that were available previously. The oily food at the Summit Restaurant is not appropriate for any kind of animal but tastes good with excellent servers. We got two day passes. Be aware there is some excessive... More

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Anchorage, Alaska
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014 NEW

A beautiful, peaceful get away! Amazing and one of my favorite places! The tramway allows for the most amazing views! Make sure and take the time to dine while at the top .

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Oregon City, Oregon
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78 reviews 78 reviews
33 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014 NEW

I rode the tram in 1998, but haven't been able to take my wife in 2002 or 2014 because the price is RIDICULOUS! At $28 a person that eats up the vacation budget real fast! It should be $12 a person.

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Chattanooga, Tennessee
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

Thrilling! Great vistas. Good walking trails. The ride was a lot of fun and we enjoyed some birding on top.

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Lewiston, Idaho
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Save up 'cause it's a little spendy for the "average" family. But the ride is fun and the views on top are spectacular. Watch out for the chipmunks, marmots, and grouse on top. Signs all over say "do not feed the wildlife" but, hey, who can read, right?

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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Great adventure and beautiful views from the top. We hiked the basic trails - just wish it had been windy and we could have watched some para gliders take off the cliff. Restaurant at top was excellent and staffed by very friendly servers.

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Moscow, Idaho
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7 reviews 7 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

The tram ride is great fun, even for someone like me who has a slight fear of heights. The view from the top is spectacular, so don't forget your camera. There are several easy to moderate trails leading to viewpoints. The restaurant at the top is good, and there are plenty of squirrels to help you finish your lunch.

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Hood River, Oregon
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

The views from the tram are well worth any fear you may have of riding. Total trip is about 13 minutes, but feels more like 5-6. Food and hiking await you at the top. And, lots of fat hungry squirrels!

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Terrebonne OR
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16 reviews 16 reviews
4 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

We have taken the this tram several times but did not actually do so this trip. I just wanted to encourage anyone who has not done so and is in the area to take the ride. We did check on fees this trip however and it was $28 for an adult $25 for a senior.

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