Palm Springs Aerial Tramway
The Palm Springs Aerial Tramway in Palm Springs, California.

The Palm Springs Aerial Tramway is one of the most unique adventure attractions on earth - an engineering marvel featuring the world's largest rotating tram cars transporting you on an exciting excursion into nature.

Your spectacular 10-minute, 2 1/2 -mile trip begins at the Valley Station, elevation 2,643 feet and transports you to the Mountain Station, elevation 8,516 feet. During your ascent you will pass through 5 unique life zones, from the Mexican Sonoran Desert to an Alpine wilderness. Along the way, you'll observe special plants and animals distinct to each zone.

Up top discover an incredible scenic wonderland in Mr. San Jacinto State Park encompassing 54-miles of hiking rrails, primitive campgrounds, a ranger station and an adventure center for winter activities during snow season. Amenities includes 2 restaurants, cocktail lounge, viewing areas, natural history museum, movie theater and gift shops.

The Tram offers an enjoyable getaway for everyone. facilities include complete accessibility features such as an incline elevator at the Valley Station, ramp to tram cars, a Mountain Station elevator and other ADA-approved conveniences.

The Palm Springs Aerial Tramway is a major gateway to the Santa Rosa and San Jacinto Mountains National Monument traversing the southerly side of the Coachella Valley -- officially designated a reassured natural and cultural resource by a special act of the US Congress in 2000.

Many of the monument's beautiful hiking trails begin at the top of the Tram and extend over the San Jacinto Mountains to the outskirts of Idyllwild. .

A wide variety of the monument's plants and animals are found in the Mt. San Jacinto State Park. and Wilderness Area - mountain lions, bighorn sheep, coyotes and raccoons to pinyon pines, yucca, prickly pear and poppies. .

The Palm Springs Aerial Tramway is conveniently located approximately 6 miles from downtown Palm Springs , California, with easy access from Interstate 10. .

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