Final day for cave tours is Sept 22. The caves and visitor center will be closed for the winter season beginning Sept 23. The park will re-open in the Spring.
Explorers, Trappers and Mapmakers
Library of Congress
While the Ute people flourished in the valley, Priests Fray Francisco Atanasio Dominguez and Fray Silvestre Velez de Escalante became the first recorded European explorers to enter Utah Valley in 1776. The priests recognized the natural richness of the area and recorded in their journal the promising future that this valley would offer for settlements.
Did You Know?
Timpanogos Cave National Monument is only 250 acres in size, but makes up for it in elevation - an impressive 2,740 feet of elevation!