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Monarch Scenic Tram

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Address: Monarch Pass, U.S. 50, Salida, CO
Phone Number: 719/539-4091

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Took some out of town friends there

Reasonably priced and a fantastic view. Great place to take travelers to get a fell for hte area. Very well stocked gift shop at the base.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
Doug W
Nathrop, Colorado
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Nathrop, Colorado
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Reasonably priced and a fantastic view. Great place to take travelers to get a fell for hte area. Very well stocked gift shop at the base.

Thank Doug W
West Springfield, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We love views of mountains from the top and Monarch Scenic Tram did not disappoint! The 360 views are amazing! There was snow and wild flowers and storms in the distance. You can stay at top as long as you want as long as safe. We would have stayed longer but storm coming closer.

Thank travlin_fam5
Greensboro, North Carolina
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We went up to appease my son who wanted to ride something rather than all the National Park sight seeing and hiking we had been doing. The people were very nice and we did not have to wait. However, it is a short ride to the top so I felt like it was not really worth $10 a person when... More 

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Englewood, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Up to the top of the world on this one. U are already at the Continental Divide which ia so cool. These trams take you to 12,000 feet. Crazy views all the way up and at the top. Loved it!!!!

Thank rkymtroxie
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4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The ride to the top is slightly scary for those of us who aren't fans of gondolas, but the views from the top are well worth it. The teenagers enjoyed talking pictures of their feet on either side of the continental divide.

Thank Karen M
Gainesville, Texas
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13 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Worth the time and money for sure! It's really cold and windy up at the top so make sure and take a jacket. Also don't forget the camera for the great picture opportunity.

Thank mjeffries2015
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It was windy the day we took the tram to the top. Although it was only a 10 minute ride it was a bit scary when the gondola started to sway in the gusts! Also, the gondola stops as passengers are being loaded & unloaded at the top & bottom! If I had on appropriate shoes I would have hiked... More 

Thank SylRickTraveler
Wichita, Kansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I thought it was reasonably priced. The family that owns it was very nice. The view at the top was spectacular. The cars feel very safe. My son and I hiked for a little bit at the top before coming down. Plan on bringing warm clothes with you. May not want to wear shorts.

Thank ThruGodsEyes
Orange, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The views from the top of the mountain are amazing. I was scared to death during the tram ride up. It was a windy day and the tram car was swaying quite a bit. It was well worth it once we got to the top. Amazing. We had tried to ride this tram twice before and it was closed for... More 

Thank Shug40
Wichita, Kansas
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Tram takes you up the mountain and you can get out and hike & climb. Great views! Only $10 for adults.

Thank wesley s

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