Palm Springs Aerial Tramway Palm Springs, CA

1 Tram WayPalm Springs, CA 92262
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Take a trip on the Palm Springs Aerial Tramway, an exhilarating journey that offers unparalleled tramway views of the picturesque San Jacinto Mountains. Ascend from the Valley Station to the Mountain Station aboard a rotating tramcar to savor the unspoiled beauty of San Jacinto State Park, with Palm Springs and its desert backdrop unfurling beneath you.

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Good To Know

  • As you ascend to higher elevations, the temperature can drop significantly. Dress in layers even during warm months.
  • Bring a valid photo ID, bottled water, a camera, and a light jacket or sweater.
  • The elevation at the Mountain Station is over 8,500 feet, so be mindful of the high altitude to avoid altitude-related discomfort.
  • A cocktail lounge, dining facilities, gift shop, and observation decks are available at the Mountain Station.
  • Strollers and wheelchair-friendly tramcars and facilities.
  • Only service animals are allowed on the tramway and in the facilities.
  • The Mountain Station serves as a gateway to numerous hiking trails in the San Jacinto State Park. Explore these exciting trails if you're an avid hiker.
  • Take advantage of the natural history museum at the Mountain Station to learn more about the local flora, fauna, and geological wonders you'll encounter during your visit.


from Palm Springs Aerial Tramway
World’s Largest Rotating Tramcars! Be transported from the desert to an elevation of 8,516’ and ascend some 6,000 feet in10-minutes. The tramcar floor revolves slowly from within providing a spectacular 360-degree view of the desert and surrounding area. See Mount San Jacinto State Park & Wilderness, a 13,000 Acres of pristine wilderness with 54 miles of easy to strenuous hiking trails and primitive campgrounds.

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Frequently Asked Questions about Palm Springs Aerial Tramway

What are Palm Springs Aerial Tramway hours?

Palm Springs Aerial Tramway's operating hours may vary daily. Please check the tram's operating calendar in the ticket section above for operating hours during your travel date range.

Are dogs allowed on Palm Springs Aerial Tramway?

Unfortunately, no. Only service animals are allowed on board the mountain cable car in Palm Springs.

How high is the Palm Springs Aerial Tramway?

Palm Springs Aerial Tramway rises from the Valley Station at approximately 2,643 feet above sea level to the Mountain Station at about 8,516 feet above sea level.

How long is the Palm Springs Aerial Tramway?

Palm Springs Aerial Tramway is a 2.5 mile ride, approximately 10 minutes each way.

How do I get to Palm Springs Aerial Tramway?

If commuting by car, you can use the following address: Palm Springs Aerial Tramway, 1 Tram Way, Palm Springs, CA 92262. From downtown Palm Springs, head northwest on North Palm Canyon Drive, continue to Tramway Road, and follow the signs for Palm Springs Aerial Tramway. This will lead you to the tram's Valley Station.

Is the tram car air-conditioned?

Unfortunately, no, but the windows are open to allow ventilation.

Can infants or pregnant guests ride the tram?

Yes, but best to consult with a personal physician first.

Is the tram wheelchair accessible?

Yes, the tram car, Valley Station, and Mountain Station are fully wheelchair-accessible and ADA-compliant.