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

    Timpanogos Cave

    National Monument Utah

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  • Cave tour tickets

    When you purchase your tickets on recreation.gov, the time options listed will be for your hike time, which is the time you should pick up your tickets at the visitor center. Plan on 3-4 hours from that time, round trip.

History & Culture

Black and white view of the historical visitor center featuring stacked rock walls and an entrace sign column.

Early Timpanogos Cave Visitor Center.

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People
Meet some of the groups and individuals who have influenced the history of American Fork Canyon and the monument.

Stories
Learn more about the Legend of Timpanogos and how the power of story can become legendary over time.

 
 
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Did You Know?

Helictite

Timpanogos Cave is known for its high concentration of helictites - a spiraling cave formation that seems to defy gravity. Helictites are formed when calcite crystals and dissolved impurities are forced out of a tiny central canal in the helictite by hydrostatic pressure.