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Estes Park Aerial Tramway

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Address: 420 E Riverside Dr, Estes Park, CO 80517
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+1 970-586-3675

2005 Season May 21 - September 11

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You have to experience the tram ride!

Not only is the experience of riding up a mountain in a tram super amazing the view is indescribable. There are mountains as far as you can see, and once you get to the top Estes... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
Joplin, Missouri
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Anaheim, California
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Unless you are absolutely in to Tramways or your kids wanna visit, its a waste of time... and money. I would rather go for hiking in rockies to get the same beautiful views... for free. We did took this and found nothing of charm. Its a complete missable.

2 Thank Rohit S
Joplin, Missouri
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25 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Not only is the experience of riding up a mountain in a tram super amazing the view is indescribable. There are mountains as far as you can see, and once you get to the top Estes park is so tiny. And on the top there are cute little chipmunks everywhere that aren't scared of people! If you go to Estes... More 

Thank Haba1ba
Bluffs, United States
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7 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Beautiful views of Estes Park when you get to the top of the tramway! We went up last year for the first time. This year when we went back with our kids and grandkids, we all took the tramway and the kids had a ball feeding the chipmunks at the top.

Thank brendabN3910TQ
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

In summary, it was fun once. It was relatively expensive, long line and not much to do at the top. There's an expensive cafe and you can buy peanuts to feed chipmunks. The line area was small with a lot of breakable souvenirs, which, with a long line, made containing a toddler in an hour long line difficult.

1 Thank Srichardson21
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88 reviews
36 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

Perfect place to hike, enjoy the mountain views, breath fresh air, have a snack or coffee and "feed the chipmunks"... there were not many chipmunks around and they do not eat your peanuts anymore, seems like they had plenty to eat. Pictures taken up there are awesome and we really enjoyed exploring around! Going up was good and coming down... More 

Thank MaryLOVESRivieraMaya
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016

When we bring family for a reunion which we do nearly every summer, they always want to ride the tram to the top. Great views, photo spot

Thank Dean C
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28 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

I loved the aerial tramway. My mom was afraid of the cars but loved the top once we got there. Feeding the chipmunks was really fun!

Thank Hannahsaur
Grand Ridge, Illinois
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54 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 November 2016

This tram ride was a great way to get up to the top for the great views. A little pricey but it was worth it for a one time adventure.

Thank DanMeg1
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34 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2016

A little pricey but very fun! The ride is on the edge of the east side of town and takes you up the hill to a nice overlook of the town and surrounding countryside. At the top, is a quaint cafe and gift shop. You can purchase chipmunk food to feed them. Due to tourists, the chipmunks are very docile... More 

Thank tamfit
Fraser, Colorado
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66 reviews
32 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2016

This is the classic tram in Estes Park. A great way to spend a morning getting up high and seeing the views. Take some peanuts to feed the chipmunks if you have young children.

Thank dhemphill2016

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