• 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.

People

The Timpanogos Cave Committee sponsors the building of the trail to the caves which workers "carve" out of the cliffside. The three men pictured here are working with handtools to create a path.

The Timpanogos Cave Committee sponsored the building of the trail to the caves which workers "carved" out of the cliffside.

NPS

From early peoples through cave discoverers to today's visitor, people have played many roles in the story of Timpanogos Cave National Monument.

Early Peoples

Explorers, Trappers and Mapmakers

Pioneers, Miners and Loggers

Cave Discoverers

 
 
 

Did You Know?

snow on cave trail

Even though temperatures can be below freezing in the winter at Timpanogos Cave, the caves keep a fairly constant temperature of 46 degrees F and 100% humidity. In years of heavy snowfall, snow is shoveled off the cave trail in preparation for opening the caves and cave trail in the spring.