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Monarch Scenic Tram

Monarch Pass, U.S. 50, Salida, CO
+1 719-539-4091
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Awesome View

I take my relatives here as it offers an incredible view without hiking for those not that... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
xjmcneil
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Salida, Colorado
Great views

Views from the top were great! Our teenage daughters and dog also enjoyed going up! Gift shop is... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Jaschaben
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“gift shop” (37 reviews)
“free popcorn” (24 reviews)
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Monarch Pass, U.S. 50, Salida, CO
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+1 719-539-4091
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"gift shop"
in 37 reviews
"free popcorn"
in 24 reviews
"continental divide"
in 16 reviews
"walk around"
in 5 reviews
"observation deck"
in 4 reviews
"snowball fight"
in 2 reviews
"friendly operators"
in 2 reviews
"cable car"
in 2 reviews
"incredible views"
in 4 reviews
"mountain peaks"
in 3 reviews
"worth a stop"
in 2 reviews
"easy ride"
in 2 reviews
"fun trip"
in 2 reviews
"degrees"
in 13 reviews
"monarch"
in 20 reviews
"placards"
in 2 reviews
"lookout"
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Reviewed 3 days ago

I take my relatives here as it offers an incredible view without hiking for those not that phsically fit.

1  Thank xjmcneil
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Views from the top were great! Our teenage daughters and dog also enjoyed going up! Gift shop is nice too.

1  Thank Jaschaben
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Scenic Tram is alright. Beautiful views. A little pricey for the facilities up top. $10 bucks a pop. More like 5. The gift is HUGE. If you are passing though you should stop but if you have done something like this before, keep going.

2  Thank Princeton1212
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Reviewed October 26, 2017

Beautiful scenery. Nice area to view. Great gift shop with snacks. Affordable and accommodating for all types of people.

1  Thank kathybN9202SR
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Reviewed October 2, 2017

Fun tourist attraction at the top of Monarch Pass. The views are great. Take a coat even in summer it gets cold. Be sure to walk around for the best views.

2  Thank I6954XUgeorget
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Reviewed October 2, 2017

We had been before (about 12 years ago) but returned as it is a fun trip to do. Borrowed a coat for the ride and it was needed! Very, very windy at the top so we didn't stay long and the ride was shut as...More

Thank PeteChristopher
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Reviewed September 6, 2017 via mobile

Best kept secret in the area. Unbelievable panoramic views for miles 360 degrees at very affordable rate. Best when relatively clear sky and calm winds.

1  Thank Assem F
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Reviewed August 28, 2017

Drove from Salida to Monarch Mt. to ride the tram. We were not disappointed. Enjoyed the ride up. On top it was very windy on the outside deck. Views were spectacular. We were glad we had worn coats.Being a flat-lander, I could feel the altitude...More

2  Thank Michael C
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Reviewed August 26, 2017 via mobile

not the best view in late august, might be better earlier in the season with more snow? drive independence pass instead

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Reviewed August 13, 2017 via mobile

I took my dogs up and hiked down. It's a little rocky so if your dog is not used to trails it may hurt paws. They were super friendly in the gift shop and tram. Very fun afternoon

2  Thank Juliet P
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jimbeau1110
June 30, 2017|
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10.00 a person
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kpn41
November 7, 2016|
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Response from bllmccartney | Reviewed this property |
I'm pretty sure it's closed in winter. It gets real windy up there.
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Elyssa S
July 17, 2016|
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Response from dbradyku | Reviewed this property |
I would go to Salida instead of Buena Vista. There are more galleries if you are into art and bike shops if you need to rent a bike. Lots of bike paths in and around Salida. Cute town with a park and many excellent... More
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