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.
Support Your Park
There are many different ways to support Timpanogos Cave
Among the most rewarding and fulfilling ways to directly support the park is to volunteer your time and talents. It's a great way to spend time outdoors, help others, and make new friends. Learn more about volunteer opportunities at Timpanogos Cave by clicking here.
Friends of Timpanogos Cave
Friends of Timpanogos Cave, a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization, is the local philanthropic partner of Timpanogos Cave National Monument and provides support for various park needs and opportunities. The Friends of Timpanogos Cave was formed by local citizens with a passion for the park and welcomes new members for both volunteer participation, general support, and financial support. Click here for more information.
National Park Foundation
The National Park Foundation, in partnership with the National Park Service, enriches America's national parks and programs through private support, safeguarding our heritage and inspiring generations of national park enthusiasts.
Chartered by Congress in 1967, the National Park Foundation is founded on a legacy that began more than a century ago, when private citizens from all walks of life took action to establish and protect our national parks. Today, the National Park Foundation carries on that tradition as the only national charitable nonprofit whose sole mission is to directly support the National Park Service. To learn more visit their website.
Western National Parks Association
Western National Parks Association (WNPS) operates the bookstore in the Timpanogos Cave visitor center. Through its bookstore sales, WNPA supports ongoing resource protection, research, education, and interpretation programs at Timpanogos Cave. On-line catalogs, membership information, and more about the Association is available here.
The best way to make a monetary donation is through one of the philanthropic partners listed above. Direct donations to the park may be accepted to help fund interpretation, visitor services, safety, and resource management programs. Donors should contact the superintendent at e-mail us or (801) 756-5239 for more information.
Did You Know?
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.