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Palm Springs Aerial Tramway
from US$25.95*
Palm Springs Aerial Tramway
from US$25.95*
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“hiking trails”(38 reviews)
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Mountain Station, Palm Springs, Greater Palm Springs, CA
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Reviewed 23 October 2012

bad weather was forecast so we made sure we were on the first tram up, I do not have a had for hights so was a little nervous but there was nothing to worry about.The car park was almost empty and i think it was...More

1  Thank mallin1321
Reviewed 15 October 2012

After a very interesting drive that takes you up to 2600 feet, you get on to the tram and go up another 6000 feet over a spectacular mountainside. Once up there, you are 30 degrees cooler and with pines and other high altitude flora and...More

1  Thank junaidadil
Reviewed 14 October 2012

What a wonderful way to spend a day. Took the tram up, which is wonderful. We did a 4.2 mile round valley loop hike. It was just perfect. We are not experienced hikers, but are in pretty good shape. This was the perfect hike for...More

Thank Teresa K
Reviewed 11 October 2012

It's amazing! The views from up here are stunning. Its a lot cooler up there then on the desert floor but you soon warm up walking around. Do take decent shoes, it's not something I would want to do in flip flops. Just go!

Thank mac7899
Reviewed 11 October 2012

just find your spot, in a restaurant, park or side of the road and enjoy the changing of the colors early during the morning on sunset

Thank solocaliusa
Reviewed 11 October 2012

So beautiful and easy to drive. Rock formations were awesome and not many cars at the time so it was easy to find our way.

Thank Pat0514
Reviewed 7 October 2012

A trip up the Aerial Tramway to San Jacinto Mountain was pretty much the first thing that we did after collecting a hire car and driving out of LA. The cable car ride was interesting but the main event was walking around the large plateau...More

1  Thank Nils E
Reviewed 2 October 2012

You must go up the mountain if visiting Palm Springs. So cool and fresh at 8000 feet. Nothing to dislike here.

Thank AlistairCoy
Reviewed 30 September 2012

When in Palm Springs I was told you had to take the tramway. We were here the second week in September and found out the tramway is closed for two weeks the same time each year for maintenance. So much for taking an exciting ride...More

Thank BronxWanderer
Reviewed 16 September 2012

My family and I spent a very HOT desert day up on the top of this mountain which was awesome in itself, just being able to beat that heat! We hiked for several hours and found ourselves looking out over the valley from various view...More

4  Thank kubla76
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Response from littlebirdlondon46 | Reviewed this property |
I am so sorry but I really don't know. Why not email them directly ?
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
3 March 2018|
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Response from klaykobowman | Reviewed this property |
The ride is about 20 minutes with 360 degrees of spectacular views.