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Palm Springs Aerial Tramway
Photo 1 / 5: Ride the tram from Valley Station to Mountain Station–2 1/2 miles up!
(Photo provided by Palm Springs Aerial Tramway)
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Admire Mt. San Jacinto’s scenic wonderland from the world’s largest rotating tramcars. Ride 2 1/2 miles up and over the state park as the tramcars revolve slowly from within, offering spectacular 360-degree views.
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Pricing and availability
From $23.95 each  Adults (13 to 59) *
From $21.95 each  Seniors (60 & older) *
From $16.95 each  Children (3 to 12) *
*specify age at day of event
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After departing Valley Station, the tram ascends to the Mountain Station, at an elevation of more than 8,500 feet. A variety of recreational activities await you at the top of the mountain; the 14,000-acre Mt. San Jacinto State Park offers 54 miles of hiking trails, campgrounds, a ranger station, and an Adventure Center. The Adventure Center—open mid-November through mid-April (snow conditions permitting)—rents cross-country skis and snowshoes. Mountain Station features two viewpoints, two restaurants, a cocktail lounge, gift shop, Natural History Museum, and a theater showing a special documentary on the history of the tramway. Please allow at least 2 hours to explore Mountain Station and the Adventure Center.

Approx. 10 minutes each way, plus time at the top
Daily, except for the two weeks following Labor Day week, when the tram is closed for annual maintenance
Departure times:
Trams depart every 30 minutes from the Valley Station beginning at 10 AM, Mon.–Fri., and at 8 AM, Sat.–Sun. The last tram up departs Valley Station at 8 PM, and the last tram down departs Mountain Station at 9:45 PM.

  • Tram admission
  • Entrance to Mt. San Jacinto State Park
  • Entrance to Natural History Museum
  • Documentary showing history of the tramway
  • Access to viewpoints
Children 2 years and under ride free of charge, but still require a boarding pass. Please mention any children 2 years and under to the ticket agent when redeeming your voucher(s).

Supplied by: Palm Springs Aerial Tramway
Redemption instructions

When you reserve your activities and services you will be asked to print vouchers to present when you arrive at your destination. You must print the vouchers and take them along on your trip; they are your proof of purchase.Note: In groups of two or more people, you must present a corresponding number of vouchers upon arrival in your destination. One voucher per person. You will also be able to access your vouchers in your online itinerary once your booking is confirmed.

How to redeem your voucher(s):
Present your voucher(s) and photo identification at any open ticket window. Please mention any children 2 years and under to the ticket agent when redeeming your voucher(s). The address will be listed on your printed voucher(s).
Terms and conditions

Cancellations and Changes: This Activity can be changed or cancelled without penalty at any time prior to two days before the scheduled start of your trip. The scheduled start of your trip is defined as your hotel check-in date, your departure date of the originating flight, or the date of the Activity if the Activity was booked without a flight or a hotel.