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Wyler Aerial Tramway

Franklin Mountains State Park, El Paso, TX
+1 915-566-6622
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First rate views!

Wonderful views of El Paso and the mountains. Winter was cold, but hot chocolate and coffee... read more

Reviewed 10 November 2017
GypsyTexas
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Austin, Texas
Great views of Mexico, New Mexico, and Texas

The Wyler Aerial Tramway gives visitors a chance to travel to a viewpoint that offers a vista... read more

Reviewed 9 November 2017
Valpo1974
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Valparaiso, Indiana
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good28%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“gift shop” (51 reviews)
“great view” (41 reviews)
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Franklin Mountains State Park, El Paso, TX
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Reviewed 10 November 2017

Wonderful views of El Paso and the mountains. Winter was cold, but hot chocolate and coffee available at the top. Great gift shop.

Thank GypsyTexas
Reviewed 9 November 2017

The Wyler Aerial Tramway gives visitors a chance to travel to a viewpoint that offers a vista encompassing Mexico, New Mexico, and Texas at the same time. The brief ride to the top was narrated by the operator, a state park ranger, who offered many...More

1  Thank Valpo1974
Reviewed 8 November 2017 via mobile

My wife and I are new to the El Paso area and were looking for something new to do. We did a search and discovered the aerial tramway. We are from Southern California and had been to the Palm Springs tramway so we decided to...More

Thank bikealotOceanside
Reviewed 30 October 2017 via mobile

Definitely worth the $8 ticket price for a round trip ride on the tram. The tram takes you up to the top of the Franklin Mountains. Once on top, you can see almost a 360 degree view of the whole city of El Paso!! Awesome!

Thank mchris26
Reviewed 27 October 2017 via mobile

Title says it all, there isn't a LOT to do hate but the view is amazing. Guides are friendly and good about helping people who are scared or nervous about the trip. Wish it was open late at night for the city skyline view

Thank kelseys204
Reviewed 25 October 2017 via mobile

We went up to see the distinction between the two towns straddling the border. What we found was that the two towns at the viewing distance of the peak look virtually indistinguishable. We had to get someone to tell use where the border was. The...More

Thank the2Ts
Reviewed 18 October 2017 via mobile

Friendly rangers. Gorgeous views. It only takes a few minutes to get to the top. Definitely take your time and soak it all in! We should've brought food and enjoyed it a little longer.

Thank utjackster06
Reviewed 12 October 2017

My kid has a blast we went up there on a cloudy day and it was awesome, a great experience for the kids

Thank mgiesemann
Reviewed 11 October 2017

Great Spot for Typical El Paso Views. Great place to learn about El Paso Natural habitat. Guides are really helpfull and willing to answer all of your questions. You can get to see different types of birds and other animals. You can also Hike your...More

Thank alfonsop92
Reviewed 4 October 2017 via mobile

This is a great little excursion especially on a clear day. The gondola takes 8 people but that would be really full. We went on a Sunday on the 1st of October so there wasn’t really any wait. There were only 5 of us on...More

2  Thank Tony G
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slipperygold07
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.
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Antara N
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.
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4boystaz
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.
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