• 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.


Planning Your Visit (344KB .pdf)
Download this brochure for a quick reference to common questions. Learn about purchasing advanced tickets for cave tours, preparing for your hike, tour fees, safety and getting to the monument.

Reflections-American Fork Canyon Visitor Guide 2012 (1.98MB .pdf)
Dowload this newspaper for a handy reference to recreation in American Fork Canyon. Includes information on the Uinta-Wasatch-Cache National Forest and Timpanogos Cave National Monument. Access a map, tips for planning your canyon visit, kids activites and more!

Discover National Park Caves (1.36MB .pdf)
Introductory brochure to caves throughout the National Park System.

Caves and Karst in the U.S. National Park Service (3.36MB .pdf)
Large format map showing all the cave and karst resources cared for by the National Park Service. Includes a list of the longest caves in the National Park System and pictures.

Did You Know?

drapery cave formation

Cave Draperies, or Cave Bacon, form as calcite rich water trickles down an inclined bedrock surface. Over thousands of years a thin line of calcite builds up along the wall as water follows this same path over and over. These formations appear in caves in all different shapes, sizes and colors.