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Timpanogos Cave National Monument


Timpanogos Cave National Monument Review

Soaring to 11,750 feet, Mount Timpanogos is the centerpiece of a wilderness area of the same name and towers over Timpanogos Cave National Monument along Route 92 within American Fork Canyon. After a strenuous hike up the paved 1½-mile trail to the entrance, you can explore three caves connected by two man-made tunnels. Stalactites, stalagmites, and other formations make the three-hour round-trip hike and tour worth the effort. No refreshments are available on the trail or at the cave, and the cave temperature is 45°F throughout the year, so bring water and warm clothes. Although there's some lighting inside the caves, a flashlight will make your explorations more interesting; it will also come in handy should you have to head back down the trail at dusk. These popular tours are often sold out; to guarantee your place on Saturdays and holidays, purchase tickets in advance.

    Contact Information

  • Address: Rte. 92, 3 miles from American Fork, American Fork, UT, 84003
  • Phone: 801/756–5239; 801/756–5238
  • Cost: $7
  • Hours: Early May–Oct., daily 7–5:30
  • Website:
  • Location: Timpanogos Cave National Monument
Updated: 04-30-2014

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