• A water drop clings onto the edge of a orange stalactite, surrounded by white stalactites.

    Timpanogos Cave

    National Monument Utah

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  • Seasonal Closure

    2014 Season: The caves and visitor center will be closed for the winter until May 5. The visitor center will be open on May 5, and the cave will open for tours May 10.

For Kids

A gold-tone junior ranger badge rests on top of a green and white junior ranger patch with an embroidered cougar image.

Earn your choice of a Junior Ranger badge or patch by completing the Junior Ranger Activity Book.


From May to early September, the monument offers a Junior Ranger program every Saturday at 10:00 a.m. at the visitor center. Programs are designed to allow children of all ages to explore the cultural and natural history of Timpanogos Cave National Monument, as well as complete requirements to become a Junior Ranger. You don't have to be a kid to enjoy these programs; anyone is welcome to attend.

Find a program to attend:
Schedule of Events


How to Become a Junior Ranger at Timpanogos Cave:

  • Get your free activity book
    • Pick up a copy at the Visitor Center, or
    • Download a copy (16 pages) (654KB .pdf)

  • Complete the activities for your age group

  • Attend a Ranger-led program
    • Cave Tour
    • Junior Ranger Program
    • Evening Program

  • Pick up litter

  • Return your book for a Ranger to review
    • At the Visitor Center, or
    • Can't finish today or completing your book from home?
      • Circle your choice of a badge or patch,
      • Include your return address,
      • Mail it back to the monument (address on the back of front cover).

Did You Know?

people hiking the cave trail

To tour Timpanogos Cave, our 70,000 visitors each year must hike the 1 1/2 miles trail to the caves, gaining over 1,100 feet in elevation.