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PALMS SPRINGS, CA (August 22, 2014) On Labor Day, September 1, 2014 the Palm Springs Aerial Tramway will observe holiday hours with the first Tram up at 8:00 a.m. The last Tram up will be at 8:00 p.m. and last Tram down at 9:45 p.m. Trams depart at least every 30 minutes on the hour and half-hour.

Guided nature walks are offered free of charge by volunteer of the Mount San Jacinto State Park and Wilderness Area on Saturdays and Sundays through August 31. These walks feature a choice of two easy trails – the Desert View Trail, a 1½-mile loop beginning at 11:00 a.m. or the Long Valley Nature Trail, a ¾-mile loop beginning at 1:30 p.m.

And another of the State Park’s “Family Days” will be held on Saturday, August 30. Activities include “Leave No Trace” games, “Spin the Wheel” information board and “Meet & Greet” with animal pelts. Join the park rangers at the bottom of the concrete trail in Long Valley from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

About Palm Springs Aerial Tramway

The Palm Springs Aerial Tramway is the world’s largest rotating tram car. Opened in 1963, the Tram’s 80-passenger cars travel along the breathtaking cliffs of Chino Canyon from the Valley Station (elevation 2,643 ft.) to the Mountain Station (elevation 8,516 ft.) in approximately 10 minutes. For more information, please call 888.515.TRAM or 760.325.1391

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PALM SPRINGS, CA – April 28, 2014 – Back by popular demand the Tramway’s Summer Pass will be available beginning May 1st. The Summer Pass is valid May 1st through August 31st, 2014 and includes unlimited Tram rides, 10% discount on additional Tram admission tickets, 10% discount at Peaks Restaurant or Pines Café and unlimited free parking. Cost of the Summer Pass is $70 for adults and seniors and $35 for children ages 3-12. Passes can be purchased at the Valley Station or online at

Dine at one of two restaurants – Peaks Restaurant offers a varied California Cuisine menu for lunch and dinner with spectacular views of the Valley, while Pines Café offers an affordable casual alternative.

Summer Pass holders can enjoy the beautiful hiking trails, camping and picnicking areas that are available within the 14,000-acre pristine forest of the Mount San Jacinto State Park and Wilderness Area.

The Mountain Station offers view points, cocktail lounge, gift shop, Natural Exhibit Area and two documentary-style movies about the Palm Springs Aerial Tramway and the Mount San Jacinto State Park.

The first Tram up Monday through Friday 10 am, first Tram up Saturday and Sunday 8 am, last Tram up 8 pm and last Tram down 9:45 pm. For more information please call 888.515.TRAM or 760.325.1391

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Cars depart at least every half hour.

Monday - Friday first Tram up 10am
Saturday, Sunday and holidays first Tram up 8am
Last Tram up 8pm and last Tram down 9:45pm

*Prices and Hours Of Operation Are Subject
To Change Without Notice