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Spectacular views and nice hikes at the top

Seemed a bit pricey, $32/seniors 65+ and $35/adult but definitely do this at least once. the view... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Lynn A
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Albuquerque, New Mexico
Fun!

The only downfall is that it is way too expensive for a gondola ride. However, if you do it, there... read more

Reviewed 8 October 2018
YearoftheRabbit
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Nampa, Idaho
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Seemed a bit pricey, $32/seniors 65+ and $35/adult but definitely do this at least once. the view on the ride and the top is spectacular. Nice 2 miles of trails at the top that are easy enough for kids and grandparents. It is the steepest...More

Thank Lynn A
Reviewed 8 October 2018 via mobile

The only downfall is that it is way too expensive for a gondola ride. However, if you do it, there are 6 short hikes at the top. Should do this at least once!

Thank YearoftheRabbit
Reviewed 5 October 2018

This was a bit spendy to ride, but it was well worth it. The ride up was very nice, and we took a lot of photos and movies. The trails were in good shape, and offered excellent photo opportunities. We tried to get a glass...More

Thank kpl200
Reviewed 3 October 2018

Scary but thrilling ride on the tram. Seats 4 but if only 2 sit on opposite sides to balance car. The view from the top is spectacular, awesome, fabulous.

Thank 61trippy
Reviewed 17 September 2018

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

2  Thank wannetta j
Reviewed 13 September 2018 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 11 September 2018

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

Thank adp-retired
Reviewed 7 September 2018

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 7 September 2018

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 5 September 2018

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
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I suspect you are right. We were there in september and there was snow.
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17:45 is the last one
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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
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