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Wyler Aerial Tramway

Franklin Mountains State Park, El Paso, TX
+1 915-566-6622
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Friendly rangers. Gorgeous views. It only takes a few minutes to get to the top. Definitely take... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
utjackster06
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El Paso, Texas
via mobile
WOW what a experience!

My kid has a blast we went up there on a cloudy day and it was awesome, a great experience for the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
mgiesemann
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El Paso, Texas
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good28%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“new mexico” (80 reviews)
“gift shop” (49 reviews)
“three states” (28 reviews)
LOCATION
Franklin Mountains State Park, El Paso, TX
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+1 915-566-6622
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Friendly rangers. Gorgeous views. It only takes a few minutes to get to the top. Definitely take your time and soak it all in! We should've brought food and enjoyed it a little longer.

Thank utjackster06
Reviewed 1 week ago

My kid has a blast we went up there on a cloudy day and it was awesome, a great experience for the kids

Thank mgiesemann
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great Spot for Typical El Paso Views. Great place to learn about El Paso Natural habitat. Guides are really helpfull and willing to answer all of your questions. You can get to see different types of birds and other animals. You can also Hike your...More

Thank alfonsop92
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a great little excursion especially on a clear day. The gondola takes 8 people but that would be really full. We went on a Sunday on the 1st of October so there wasn’t really any wait. There were only 5 of us on...More

1  Thank Tony G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It's the best view within hundreds, possibly thousands of miles. Three states (Texas, New Mexico, Chihuahua) and two countries (US, Mexico). The park rangers have less than three minutes to fill you in, but the trip up is instructive. A must for 11 year old...More

1  Thank langhorn160
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The ride to the top in the aerial tram is about the whole experience. There is a nice gift shop and lookout point at the top. They take credit/debit cards. Time spent there, ideally, is about 30-45 minutes once at the top.

1  Thank Robert W
Reviewed 8 September 2017 via mobile

Read their website first, dont do the same mistake i did, drove over there just to be told they were closed due to high winds. Clearly says on the website to call before going to assure the climate is good for riding.

Thank shinestex
Reviewed 6 September 2017

The view from Ranger Peak is astounding, but the wait to ride up can be long. Allot plenty of time from this trip.

Thank 342cliffordb
Reviewed 5 September 2017

A great way to view the area from above, you can see Juarez,El Paso and that other state that claims to be New. travel up in a Tramway as it is quicker than walking the trails that lead up to the tower. Best to come...More

1  Thank Edward Z
Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed the history and ride of the Tram. The wait was less than 5 minutes. The attendants were super friendly. Would recommend the ride if in the area.

Thank Scabshouse
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slipperygold07
16 February 2017|
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Response from LiciaW | Reviewed this property |
Usually 6. Unfortunately on the return journey families don't want to split up, so sometimes the cars go down with only 2/3 people in. We had quite a wait at the top because of this.
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Antara N
23 November 2016|
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Response from Wil S | Reviewed this property |
Yes. As long as the line is not long at the bottom, it's doable. Short time on top but able to do.
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4boystaz
10 July 2016|
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Response from IBDilbert | Reviewed this property |
$8 for 13 and older, $4 for 12 and under, at least per there website.
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