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

    Timpanogos Cave

    National Monument Utah

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  • Caves closed for the season

    Timpanogos Cave National Monument caves, cave trail, and visitor center are closed for the season. Caves are scheduled to open again mid-May 2015.

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?

Mt Timpanogos

At an elevation of 11,750 ft, Mt. Timpanogos is the 2nd highest mountain in Utah’s Wasatch Range. The word Timpanogos (tim´pa ­no´gas) comes from the Timpanogots Ute tribe who lived in the surrounding valleys from A.D. 1400. The name translates as rock (tumpi-), and water mouth or canyon (panogos).