Aerial Tramways

Experience one-of-a-kind views of West Virginia’s iconic mountain scenery with a trip on an aerial tram. At Pipestem Resort State Park or Hawks Nest State Park a scenic tram ride leads to picturesque views of Almost Heavens incredible beauty.

Take a trip on the tram at Pipestem Resort State Park, which whisks you down 3,600 feet, from the canyon rim down to the Bluestone River gorge below. Once the ride is complete, you can access the resort’s Mountain Creek Lodge, which features 30 lodge rooms and the Mountain Creek Dining Room, known for a unique menu and delicious food.

At Hawks Nest State Park, the aerial tramway leads to stunning views and outdoor adventure. This scenic lift takes you from the top of the New River Gorge canyon at the park’s lodge to a marina at the bottom. From the marina, you can catch a ride on a jet boat out to see the iconic New River Gorge Bridge from the river below.

Whether you want to bask in stunning views or wish to experience a one-of-a-kind adventure, purchase a tram ticket today to discover the beauty and adventure of Almost Heaven.

Pipestem Tram Tickets

Children under 5 ride free with an adult.
Adult: $8
Senior: $7
Child (5-12): $6
Pet: $2
Boat/Bike Transport: $12

Open Days

May 13, 2021 – October 31, 2021

Saturday, Sunday, Monday, Wednesday and Friday
8 a.m. – 10 p.m.

Tuesday and Thursday
8 a.m. – 1 p.m., reopens at 4 p.m. – 10 p.m.

24-Hour Tram Maintenance Closure

June 15 – Tram closes at 1 p.m. and reopens June 16 at 1 p.m.
July 13 – Tram closes at 1 p.m. and reopens July 14 at 1 p.m.
August 10 – Tram closes at 1 p.m. and reopens August 11 at 1 p.m.

Hawks Nest Tram Tickets

Children 4 and under ride free with an adult.
Adult: $7 weekdays, $8 weekends
Child: $5 weekdays, $6 weekends
Pet: $3 weekdays, $4 weekends

Open Days

May 29, 2021 – September 6, 2021

Saturdays and Sundays
May 1, 2021 – May 23, 2021
September 11, 2021 – October 31, 2021

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday
10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Friday – Sunday and Holidays
10 a.m. – 7 p.m.

24-Hour Tram Maintenance Closure

June 1, July 6 and August 3