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Wyler Aerial Tramway

Franklin Mountains State Park, El Paso, TX
+1 915-566-6622
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You can hike up the mountain on the last Sunday of every month!

If you like hiking, if you like outdoor activities, if you are looking for a date theme, if you... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
El Paso, Texas
Not very long but good if you are new in town.

Interesting although a little crowded. I was new in town and helped me locate myself in the map in... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
El Paso, United States
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Franklin Mountains State Park, El Paso, TX
+1 915-566-6622
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Reviewed 1 week ago

If you like hiking, if you like outdoor activities, if you are looking for a date theme, if you want to enjoy nature, if you enjoy beautiful vistas with or without the hiking, you have a "snap shot" opportunity to experience hiking up a mountain...More

Thank yotoetoe
Reviewed 1 week ago

Interesting although a little crowded. I was new in town and helped me locate myself in the map in relation to Juarez and New Mexico.

Thank EBertiery78
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went on Mother's Day and had a great time! The ride only takes about 5 min but you get a good view. It was a little cloudy on the afternoon we went so we could only see 50 miles. The ranger said you can...More

2  Thank Palatinedave
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a must see for locals and tourists. And if you are geologist, or if you're an aspiring geologist you will be in heaven. From here you can see the entire region and well into Mexico. On the tram heading up you will see...More

2  Thank 7,268
Reviewed 1 week ago

I hadn't been up the Tramway since I was a kid (a very long time ago) and we decided to take an out-of-town guest for a unique look at the entire region. What a wonderful experience it was. Well worth the $8 fee/person. The lines...More

1  Thank Laurie H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Sadly it was too windy the day we went up there to ride the tram. Totally suggesting calling first. With that aside, just the ride up there and the view from the parking are was amazing! Wished we were able to go back up for...More

Thank 989katrinaw
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

You'll see three states Texas, New Mexico and the state of Chihuahua, Mexico in any direction. Take a light jacket, even in summer time.

Thank Henry F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Attraction was only open on the weekend and closes with the smallest wind. Never was able to use it :-(

Thank rhodewarriorlm
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Wyler Aerial Tram is a beautiful way to see the El Paso area. If you go on the weekend, try to go early or you will wait in line for quite a while, but once you get on the tram, the view is spectacular....More

1  Thank TrippinYogis
Reviewed 15 April 2017

Great fun and beautiful experience. The guides were knowledgeable and very helpful. The views were extraordinary. It was a perfect day to see 3 states and 2 countries.

Thank Nina H
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
How many people fit in the Tramays?
17 February 2017|
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Response from LiciaW | Reviewed this property |
Usually 6. Unfortunately on the return journey families don't want to split up, so sometimes the cars go down with only 2/3 people in. We had quite a wait at the top because of this.
Antara N
Hi can someone advise whether it would be possible to do this ride and return in an hour?
24 November 2016|
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Response from Wil S | Reviewed this property |
Yes. As long as the line is not long at the bottom, it's doable. Short time on top but able to do.
How much per adult and kids.
11 July 2016|
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Response from IBDilbert | Reviewed this property |
$8 for 13 and older, $4 for 12 and under, at least per there website.