Providing a unique look at the region’s natural beauty while ascending 8,516 feet from desert floor to mountaintop in a 360 degree rotating tramcar.The Palm Springs Aerial Tramway constructed in rugged Chino Canyon on the north edge of Palm Springs – about two hours by car from Los Angeles and San Diego – did not just happen.
It required foresight, planning, financing and, most of all a vision. For years, it was the dream of a young electrical engineer named Francis F. Crocker to “go up there where it’s nice and cool”. Ride the World’s largest rotating Tram cars. Hiking, camping even cross-country skiing in the winter. Just minutes from Rancho Mirage.