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Palm Springs Aerial Tramway

1 Tram Way, Palm Springs, CA 92262, USA

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2-5 Day Treks
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Museums

About Palm Springs Aerial Tramway

The largest rotating aerial tramway in the world. The tramway spans along the breathtaking cliffs of Chino Canyon, transporting riders from the desert floor to the pristine wilderness of the Mt. San Jacinto State Park. Tram cars rotate slowly during the journey, offering picturesque and spectacular vistas of the rock formations and the valley floor below. Once you reach the Mountain Station—you can enjoy restaurants, observation decks, natural history museum, two documentary theaters, gift shop



Attractions near Palm Springs Aerial Tramway

Mount San Jacinto6.52km from Palm Springs Aerial Tramway

The highest peak of the San Jacinto Mountains, and of Riverside County. It is one of the most topographically prominent peaks in the United States. Its north escarpment climbs over 10,000 feet (3,000 m) in 7 miles (11 km), one of the largest gains in elevation over such a small horizontal distance.

Palm Springs Air Museum10.09km from Palm Springs Aerial Tramway

Contains one of the world's largest collections of flying World War II warplanes. The Museum's mission is to exhibit, educate and eternalize the role of the World War II combat aircraft and the role the pilots and American citizens had in the war. In addition to flying aircraft, related artifacts, artwork, and library sources are exhibited here.

Mt San Jacinto State Park13.6km from Palm Springs Aerial Tramway

Mt. San Jacinto State Park offers over 50 miles of hiking trails located within a 14,000-acre pristine wilderness. All trails are accessed by exiting the Mountain Station of Palm Springs Aerial Tramway and descending a concrete pathway to Long Valley where you will find picnic tables, the ranger station, flush toilets, and several easy trails.

The Living Desert Zoo and Gardens26.89km from Palm Springs Aerial Tramway

A zoo and botanic garden combination dedicated to the deserts of the world. The programs provide environmental education, native wildlife rehabilitation, plant propagation, and habitat restoration, and captive breeding of African and Sonoran Desert species, including the iconic desert bighorn sheep.

San Gorgonio Mountain35.01km from Palm Springs Aerial Tramway

This is the highest peak in Southern California which was in the San Bernardino Mountains. It is one of the most topographically prominent peaks in the United States. The mountain has a pyramid shape, with a steep north face and a slightly shallower south face.

Barker Dam48.24km from Palm Springs Aerial Tramway

A water storage facility constructed by early cattlemen, including CO Barker, in 1900. It is a gathering place for desert wildlife, including many species of birds and Desert Bighorn Sheep. Native American petroglyphs can be seen on the rocks present in the trail to the dam.

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Mostly desert in the central and eastern portions, but with a Mediterranean climate in the western portion.