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Wallowa Lake Tramway

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Address: 59919 Wallowa Lake Hwy, Joseph, OR 97846-8334
Phone Number: 541-432-5331
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This was such a great time! I'm not a lover of trams but this was the smoothest ride, not really scary and the views were so beautiful! The hiking up top was simple with amazing... read more

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Forest Grove, Oregon
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Forest Grove, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

This was such a great time! I'm not a lover of trams but this was the smoothest ride, not really scary and the views were so beautiful! The hiking up top was simple with amazing views of the elk horns and the valley. It is expensive but you can ride unlimited for the day. So go early and then go... More 

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Portland, OR
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

At $28 (the senior price to ride), the tram isn't exactly cheap, but it does allow you to ride it all day as many times as you want. Even though I would be making only one trip up and one trip down, the price was well worth it. Certainly we had a picture perfect day for it. Sunny, mild, slight... More 

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Alpharetta, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We spent an entire afternoon up on Mount Howard, hiking and walking in awe of the incredible views from an elevation of 8,150 ft. Bring your water, a snack, good shoes and a camera. Complete peace of mind after a few hours on this mountain is guaranteed!

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Richland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The tram takes about 15 minutes to reach the top of the mountain. Alot of trails are available for hiking. The photography options are great. Wonderful view of the Eagle Cap Wilderness mountains. Plant life abounds with informative signs along the trail(s). Nice cafe located on this site.

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Portland, OR
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The trip up the mountain has increasingly wide views of the area around Wallowa Lake. The hike around the top of Mt. Howard offers exquisite views of the whole area.

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Ashland, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Warm clothing, earlier the better, as it can get busy later in the morning. I had steak and eggs which was one of the better choices for breakfast. Did I mention the view! 1/4 mile loop hike around mountain is not to be missed, ever with bad knees! If you have a cane being it, or a camera tripod would... More 

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oregon
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Again we took the tram to top of Mt. Howard. Clear day, beautiful views and pleasant. We took 6 yr old grandson and we soon found it was very expensive to ride, and found long lines at café. Fun but expensive!

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Portland, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The weather forecast called for increasing clouds around noon. We took a chance and rode to the top We were rewarded with some awesome views of a place that looked a lot like the Alps. Short hikes lead you to views off toward the Hells Canyon of the Snake River and the Columbia Plateau to the North. The tramway trip... More 

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Seattle
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Not a cheap date for a single ride, but the ticket does give unlimited rides for a full day if you have the time (we didn't). Lines were short top and bottom (maybe due to cost or quiet location) but the hikes and views at the top were incredible. Well worth the cost if you're not on a budget or... More 

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Elko, Nevada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Recommended by a local friend, AWESOME views. Fun and easy ride to the top not scary at all and the workers were awesome. Ride to the top was 15 minutes and we took pictures practically the whole time. We had a very good day for seeing the views. Easy trails to walk as well we had not planned in hiking... More 

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