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Conquering Fear of Heights

On my bucket list for this year was to conquer my fear of heights. What better way to do it than... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
wannetta j
Hermiston, Oregon
Breathtaking views

The views from the top of the Wallowa Mountains are just spectacular. We could see why they are... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Kathy K
Salem Oregon USA
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59919 Wallowa Lake Hwy, Joseph, OR 97846-8334
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Reviewed 6 days ago

On my bucket list for this year was to conquer my fear of heights. What better way to do it than take a ride up to the top of a mountain in a gondola alone! All the employees from where I purchased the ticket, to...More

1  Thank wannetta j
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The views from the top of the Wallowa Mountains are just spectacular. We could see why they are called the Alps of Oregon. The hiking trails are well marked and not too challenging and the cafe offers tasty lunches. We had a beautiful day as...More

Thank Kathy K
Reviewed 1 week ago

It is easy to get to the tramway and pay for it. The gondola is big enough for 4 people. the ride is one of the best around. Plenty to see. At the top there are trails that are not too difficult that gives you...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The tramway up the mountain is a wonderful way to see the most fantastic scenery and views from the summit. The ride up and down were spectacular. Nice hikes around the summit and a restaurant that is lovely and reasonably priced. The tram staff are...More

Thank Mary H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The tramway is worth taking for a half-day adventure. There is plenty to see and there is food. I'll do it again

Thank gkaragat
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

From the floor of the valley to the top of the mountain. Great view and restaurant and the top of the mountain. You can hike on the many trails and see Idaho.

Thank James F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice folks running the tram, GREAT views of surrounding area, you can walk a little or a lot, you still get the views! The only con is if your getting married up there the ride is 15 minutes to the top and we went in...More

Thank Jill A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Go early in the morning to have some beignets and coffee before you start. Also fewer people in the morning, judging by the line we observed upon decending. Lots of friendly and helpful staff. enjoyed it, though those with a fear of heights should sit...More

1  Thank patchcs
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Another must do at Wallowa Lake. The views are spectacular and you don't have to hike much to get the views.

Thank abelincoln1
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

On a clear day you can see forever .... great views, hikes, and even a good lunch and libation spot.. what more could one hope for?

Thank Janet S
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Dani G
24 April 2018|
Response from Joee G | Reviewed this property |
I suspect you are right. We were there in september and there was snow.
Catherine T
4 September 2017|
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Response from Daniel F | Reviewed this property |
17:45 is the last one
5 August 2017|
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Response from ChasK_PortlandOR | Reviewed this property |
I'm agreeing with the others here. I seriously considered saving the money--it came to something a bit over $100 for our group. Then I marveled at how many towers this tramway has, the capital investment that is not... More