Wallowa Lake Tramway

Frequently Asked Questions


With the opening of the gondola in 1970, Wallowa County added one of it’s most popular attractions. The 3700′ vertical ascent to the summit of Mt. Howard is a memorable experience. The exciting trip to the top of the mountain allows one to enjoy the 4000′ view as the gondola rises above Wallowa Lake Village and the blue waters of Wallowa Lake.

Wallowa Lake Tramway Disabled Guest Access

The lower terminal has concrete ADA approved ramp which provides access to the lower terminal loading area of the tramway. (The ramp can be accessed at the northeast side of the terminal)
Once arriving at the terminal contact one of our lift attendants and they will assist you in loading into the four passenger gondola cabin and they will also arrange for transport of you chair to the summit
Sorry we cannot accommodate large scooters but will provide a loaner wheel chair
Once at the summit access is available to an ADA restroom and food service
The two miles in hiking trails are rustic dirt trails and very in degree of slope and for the most part are not suitable for wheel chairs

Wallowa Lake Tramway is located in the Wallowa Whitman National Forest and operates under a special use permit from the USDA and Forest Service, and is an equal opportunity provider and employer.
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