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Palm Springs Aerial Tramway Admission
From US$25.95*
Palm Springs Aerial Tramway Admission
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Mountain Station, Palm Springs, Greater Palm Springs, CA
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Reviewed today via mobile

Enjoy going to this place for hikes and just to step into nature. I’ve gone here for a very long time . Can be busier on the weekends but it’s still nice .

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Chris M
Reviewed 1 week ago

We've meant to visit this attraction on prior visits but never got there. It is well organized, decently priced, has great views, lots of trails for people (you need to be mobile) of different lengths and levels. Five 'notches' on the Desert View trail allow...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank juliehn
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We took the tram to top of the mountain on the last day of the Thanksgiving long weekend. We arrived around 11:30 am and took the bus to the main building. Surprisingly there was no line and we got on the tram with little wait...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank MandC0218
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We came up the mountain by tram and mostly came to enjoy the views and not do any strenuous hiking. We stayed on the mountain for an hour or so. Also there were some fires in the area at the time of our visit, so...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Damidj
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Take the early tram from Palm Springs and get to the top of the mountain by noon. Beautiful hike high above the desert with stunning views of the surrounding area from above. The hike itself is challenging but well worth it at the top. The...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank sjworldtravels
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It's so peacefully at the top of Mount San Jacinto, the air is fresh and cool, it's definitely worth the trip up on the tramway. There's trails to follow, we took the Desert View trail which is about 1.5 miles and takes you to 5...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Sam R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We took the tram up to the top which was a little unnerving at first but I got used to it. It only takes 12 minutes and then you have the bird's eye view of the area. I'm happy we were there when it wasn't...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank CAMBelden
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Everything has been said about this attraction. I can only add that it took me years to finally conquer my fear of heights and it was so worth it. It is a very unique experience to hike one of the trails up there (The Desert...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Martinerob13
Reviewed 28 October 2018

I came here with my family for a weekend vacation. I loved being able to have such a great view from above without having to hike an entire mountain. Don't get me wrong, just being up so high got me out of breath, and the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Michelle J
Reviewed 27 October 2018

The tram to the top of San Jacinto is an engineering marvel leading to stunning views and beautiful, easily walked short alpine hikes at the mountain top. The somewhat limited menu at the cafe at the top wasn't unreasonably priced and there is a bar...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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11 December 2018|
Response from Martinerob13 | Reviewed this property |
It could be snowing in December. Check the tramway website for latest conditions at the top. Enjoy!
12 August 2018|
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Response from Elsie C | Reviewed this property |
I would say yes if i recall there was a few the day we went --
28 June 2018|
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Response from NALA91010 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, of course it is.. First one is the trail "Cactus to clouds" - starts right form Palm Springs Museum of art parking lot. This trail is long and steep, 16 miles one way to summit, first ~8 miles are the steepest, till... More