Operating Hours & Seasons


  • Cave tours are offered daily during the summer season beginning May 28th 2021. Tours are discontinued due to snow and rockfall during winter and spring.

National Park Pass Sales

  • Park Rangers are available on a limited basis for pass sales. Call first, or ask a ranger on the Plaza.

The trail head for the caves is by the visitor center. They are located in American Fork Canyon on Highway 92 just 10 miles east from Interstate 15 and 17.2 miles from U.S. 189, and approximately 40 miles from Salt Lake City.

To purchase tickets: call recreation.gov at (877) 444-6777 or visit their website.

Your cave tour begins and ends at the visitor center. That means the time you select when you purchase your tickets is the time you pick up your tickets at the visitor center to begin your self-guided mile-and-a-half hike to the cave entrance, where you will meet your ranger.

Visitor Center (information): (801) 756-5239

Tours may be reserved up to 30 days in advance. Regular cave tours are limited to 14 people per tour. Visitors are encouraged to purchase tickets in advance to avoid disappointment. Any remaining tickets for each day will be sold through recreation.gov up until an hour before the tour, then in person at the visitor center. Debit or credit card only; we are no longer able to facilitate cash or check purchase.

Western National Parks Association Bookstore is located in the visitor center and is open when the visitor center is open. Call (801) 756-5239 for more information.

Swinging Bridge Picnic Area is open year round, as snow access permits; restrooms are available there seasonally.

Last updated: May 12, 2021

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

2038 W. Alpine Loop Road
American Fork, UT 84003



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