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Wyler Aerial Tramway

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Address: Franklin Mountains State Park, El Paso, TX
Phone Number: 915-566-6622
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open SAT & SUN only currently

It is a great view, but closed except Saturday and Sundays. The views, are breath taking. El Paso, Mexico. The wide open sky!!!! What an experience. You can see 3 states and... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 24, 2015
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El Paso, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW

It is a great view, but closed except Saturday and Sundays. The views, are breath taking. El Paso, Mexico. The wide open sky!!!! What an experience. You can see 3 states and Mexico. Rangers Peak is a 360 degree view.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW

Our trip to El Paso from Dallas area was made even better by a trip to this tramway. There was a lengthy line on Saturday of Memorial weekend; however, it went relatively fast chatting with others in line. The beautiful sunny weather was quite a treat in this "Monsoon Spring" we are having this year. The staff were all very... More 

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El Paso, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

I have taken a trip on the tram 3 times and each time is enjoyable and different. The scenery always changes based on the clouds and weather. Each time I see something new that I never recognized before! This is the perfect place to take friends/family who are in town visiting for the first time. Advice, get there early! The... More 

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El Paso, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

The Wyler Tram is a ski resort-type of tram which lifts you up to the top of the Franklin Mountains overlooking El Paso - elevation at top 4,692 ft. It is located within the Franklin Mountains State Park. You can see the entire expanse of the city along the Rio Grande river, Juarez, Mexico on the south side of the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015 via mobile

What a blast of wind up top. We had a great time. Very informative employees, nice little gift shop. The view was amazing, couldn't asked for more. Only $8 per person.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

Please dont hesitate, just go. Worth the money. Our children and us had a great time. Very friendly staff. Reasonable price for the tickets and a great gift shop.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

Awesome view from all angles. Seeing México was breathtaking. So cool to be so close. Next time will hike the trails on the way up.

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Vincennes
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

Good guides, enjoyed the view from atop the mountain. Windy up top! Nice little gift shop. kids enjoyed.

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Catawissa, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

Run by the State Parks the Tram ride is well worth the $8 per adult ticket. At the top you can see El Paso, Mexico, New Mexico. It's about a 4 minute ride. The views are spectacular.

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

It's a short tram ride and a nice little trip in a city with not a whole lot to offer visitors. At the top are many radio and t.v. transmitters — I happen to be into that as a former radio broadcaster, but if you are not, there's the view of El Paso and Mexico. There's a tiny gift shop... More 

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