California Points of Interest

Aerial Tramway Upper Terminal Mountain Station


The Aerial Tramway Upper Terminal Mountain Station is a popular tourist destination located in the San Jacinto Mountains of California. The station is accessible via the Palm Springs Aerial Tramway, which is the world's largest rotating tramcar and provides breathtaking views of the surrounding desert and mountains. At the top of the tramway, visitors can explore the Upper Terminal Mountain Station, which features a gift shop, restaurant, and multiple hiking trails that offer stunning panoramic views of the Salton Sea watershed and the Coachella Valley.

One of the main reasons to visit the Aerial Tramway Upper Terminal Mountain Station is the incredible natural beauty of the surrounding area. Visitors can take in panoramic views of the Salton Sea watershed and the Coachella Valley, which is home to a diverse array of plant and animal species. Additionally, the station offers a unique opportunity to experience the San Jacinto Mountains, which are part of the larger Peninsular Ranges and are known for their rugged terrain and abundant wildlife. Some of the unique things that visitors might see at the Upper Terminal Mountain Station include rare bird species, such as the endangered California condor, as well as unique geological features like the famous Tahquitz Peak and the San Andreas Fault. Get driving directions.
AERIAL TRAMWAY UPPER TERMINAL MOUNTAIN STATION

Points of Interest
Location
210 Border Monument
A-7 Pass
A-7 Valley
Aerial Tramway Upper Terminal Mountain Station
Brawley Slide Hill #3
Buttercup Valley
Cahuilla Tewanet Scenic Overlook
Cahuilla Tewanet Vista Point
China Wall Hill #5
Coachella Valley Vista Point
Comp Hill
Competition Hill #1
Dogleg
Dunes Vista LTVA
Filers Hole
Glamis Beach Store
Grays Well
Indian Canyons
Kenney's
Li'l Buttercup
Lizard Hill #4
Mesquite Mine
Mex. Buttercup
Monkey Paw
Oldsmobile Hill #2
Osborne Overlook
Patton Valley
Plane
Plank Road
Swingles
Tahquitz Canyon Visitor Center
Test Hill
The Ceiling Hill #7
The Wall Hill #6
Tube 1
Tube 2
Tumco Historic Site
Wash 10
Wash 12
Wash 14
Wash 16
Wash 18
Wash 2
Wash 20
Wash 4
Wash 6
Wash 8
Watchable Wildlife Site
Wilderness

Nearby Camping
Location Campsites Reservations Toilets Showers Elevation
Idyllwild - Mount San Jacinto State Park Numerous 5,412 ft
Hurkey Creek 100 4,430 ft
Idyllwild County Park 102 5,343 ft
Fern Basin 22 6,316 ft
Tool Box Spring 6 6,110 ft
Stone Creek - San Jacinto Mountain State Park Numerous 5,910 ft
Dark Canyon 17 5,816 ft
Boulder Basin 34 7,434 ft
Lake Hemet Numerous 4,349 ft
Marion Mountain 24 6,474 ft