Timpanogos Cave National Monument, American Fork

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  • September 25, 2017
    Access to the caves is via a paved trail through wonderful tree lines mountains. If it's a hot day, you will appreciate the cool caves. The hike is somewhat steep in certain areas, but overall very ni...  more »
  • September 6, 2017
    This cave has a special place in the hearts of our area. There is a wonderful story of love that goes with this cave and the heart of the story is right in the middle. Bring a jacket as it gets cold w...  more »
  • September 2, 2017
    We were extremely pleased to have visited this treasure! We were looking for something to do and didn't realize there's so much more to this park than just the cave. We will make a point to spend more...  more »
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  • June 25, 2017
    I and many other hikers hike this trail for exercise! Is a wide 1.5 mile up paved trail,1100 feet to cave entrance. Not required to take a cave tour, many hike up and hike down. It has Rangers on the trail and all. Is safe place to hike if a lone hiker. Summer has just begun so my time to hike up is 45 min. Last summer by end of summer my time was down to 35 min to go up. The cave is about 45 degrees inside,besides its beauty, is a great place to cool off.
  • June 15, 2017
    Amazing views, staff, and tour. The two Park Rangers that I came in contact with were extremely nice people. One, I wish I would've gotten her name, gave me water at the top of the cave, she was so sweet. The other was our tour guide, he was amazing. I'm very happy and grateful this beautiful place has such wonderful people taking care of it.
  • June 20, 2017
    The hike is about 2 miles, and it can get kinda steep. Also be aware of falling rocks and look out for rattlesnakes! I fortunately encountered neither on my visit. The cave tour at the top is absolutely worth it. Make sure you get your tickets at the visitor center. They don't sell them at the top! And it should go without saying: this place is beautiful. Leave it as you found it!
  • June 5, 2017
    You can hike up to the cave entrance anytime (trail is steep so be careful), and then going into the cave requires a reservation. We went this last time and has reservations but unfortunately couldn't take our daughter all the way through... One of the rangers was extremely nice and offered to take us in a little ways at least, then turn around and go back out with us. Fun experience, and overall you'll spend a little over an hour inside the cave if you choose to go that route.
  • June 5, 2017
    I realize some people have no respect for the great outdoors..... but I hated hearing, repeatedly, "touching a rock is a federal offense" Other than that, the hike is strenuous, but worth it. Going in the early morning beats the heat. No charge to walk the trail but you need tickets to tour the cave. Our ranger was knowledgeable and she really seemed to like questions. Our trip through the cave was unhurried and at our pace.

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