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Timpanogos Cave National Monument

Alpine Scenic Loop, Highway 92, American Fork, UT
+1 801-756-5238
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Great exercise and learning!

The kids are out of school and we were looking for a quick day trip with friends. I've been going... read more

Reviewed 3 June 2016
Greg W
South Jordan, UT
Steep hike, worth the walk but not with Kids

A very steep hike not recommended with Kids. Go with good pair of shoes and enough water. The last... read more

Reviewed 2 June 2016
Los Angeles, California
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One of the sites in Utah for cave exploring.
  • Excellent74%
  • Very good23%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“paved trail” (20 reviews)
“bring water” (18 reviews)
Alpine Scenic Loop, Highway 92, American Fork, UT
+1 801-756-5238
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Reviewed 3 June 2016

The kids are out of school and we were looking for a quick day trip with friends. I've been going to the caves for almost 40 years but never get tired of them. My 7 year old daughter had never been but my son and...More

1  Thank Greg W
Reviewed 2 June 2016

A very steep hike not recommended with Kids. Go with good pair of shoes and enough water. The last stretch was tiring. A roundabout 2 hrs is good for people like me a little heavier. The park officials will give you safety instructions before u...More

1  Thank crdebata
Reviewed 27 May 2016 via mobile

Love this cave because it is so different from others I've seen. The formations are breath taking and guides are very knowledgeable. It is quite the hike up to the cave, so take note that they give you an hour to get up there for...More

1  Thank CRZ__13
Reviewed 23 May 2016

Great cave! The cave has amazing patterns, formations, and tours. The tour groups are small and the NPS rangers give much detail about the cave, and when the formations started being made. The hike is hard, but it is definitely worth it. Little kids 5+...More

1  Thank Scott A
Reviewed 18 May 2016

This is a nice hike and family activity. Very interesting and the park tour is very informative. thanks

1  Thank BoBahoravitch
Reviewed 17 May 2016 via mobile

This hike is hard. It's steep and the incline was cramping our calves. But we weren't the only sweaty red faced people on this mountain. But it's completely worth it. There's benches along the trail for quick breaks. There's one outhouse at the very top...More

1  Thank Angie L
Reviewed 24 March 2016

Since I haven't been in many caves I don't have much to compare it with, but I really enjoyed the hike and cave tour. The hike is not long but somewhat steep, and you are going up up up, after all. In the summer time...More

1  Thank AFforever
Reviewed 15 March 2016

If you like to hike up hill on a paved path, You will love this try to do it on a cool morning so you don't get overheated. If you do it in the summer you are in for a treat once you are in...More

1  Thank Francisco A
Reviewed 10 March 2016

The mile hike up to the caves took me longer than they thought - stopped to catch breath. Views and caves are worth it. Guides are wonderful. We got a fantastic picture and put on our Christmas cards. The story and unique features of the...More

1  Thank Mary R
Reviewed 8 February 2016

Not only is this am amazing drive to get to the base of the cave but a great hike to the mouth of the cave. Once inside the cave you will find amazing things too see! Well worth the time and energy to get to...More

1  Thank Ed T
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Rueben M
12 March 2017|
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Response from larryhuntsman | Reviewed this property |
I suggest you email them directly. The weather can impact the opening as well as the time table for construction
Jennifer R
6 January 2017|
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Response from Jim I | Property representative |
Jennifer, it's a great question. Our seasonal opening and closing dates vary slightly each year, affected by snow, budget, and maintenance needs. When conditions allow, we generally try to open in early May and stay open... More
Myra C
26 June 2016|
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Response from hulagirl687 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, you should be fine. The cave has walkways that you stay on, and you shouldn't have to bend or twist at all. You do have to hike up to the cave, but it's on a paved trail. Some parts of the trail are little steep, but if... More