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Been Going There Since I Was A Kid

I have always loved Timpanogos Cave. The hike is pretty steep but there are beautiful views the... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
TimothyTurtles
Really steep long hike up to cave

We took the grandkids on the wild tour of this cave with the guide. Had to get there first though... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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One of the sites in Utah for cave exploring.
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Alpine Scenic Loop, Highway 92, American Fork, UT
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All reviews bring a jacket paved trail strenuous hike bring water great hike visitor center worth the effort worth the climb takes about an hour ranger station light jacket tour guides are take your time buy your tickets views are spectacular lots of water own pace
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Reviewed 2 days ago

I have always loved Timpanogos Cave. The hike is pretty steep but there are beautiful views the whole way there, and the cave itself is awe inspiring. I went for the first time in elementary school and have kept coming back every couple of years...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We took the grandkids on the wild tour of this cave with the guide. Had to get there first though. Very steep climbing all the way from the bottom of this valley - but path is paved and climbs to top of mountain to entrance....More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Kmermaid
Reviewed December 11, 2018

Great Views, Nice hike, take it slow, Stop and see the views. Cave is Cool...both kinds! Bring a jacket and a hat!

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed November 10, 2018

I have been to Carlsabd Caverns which is the best cave I have ever seen in terms of vastness of cave. But this cave is very unique. It requires a very hard steep walk up which took close to 1.5 hours. The cave tour itself...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed November 7, 2018 via mobile

I have been here often, the hike is fully paved. It can be a little steep at times for young kids, but not so long that it's unbearable. I would for sure make reservations and bring a jacket for inside the cave. The tour guides...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed September 9, 2018

My husband and I really wanted to add this hike to our trip, looking forward to see these caves.We were well prepared ,water,snacks,backpacks, and jackets. We were told the hike would be approx an hour and a half hiking about a 35 degree steepness not...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed September 5, 2018

This is both a strenuous hike and a nice cave experience. You cannot get to the cave without a tough 1000 foot vertical hike. The entire path is paved, so there's no sand or boulder scrambling like they did 130 years ago, but it does...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Gafilpoo
Reviewed September 1, 2018

3+ hours, strenous 1 1/2 mile paved hike rising 1,092 feet, some switchbacks are very steep but worth the effort. If you take your time, you can do this hike and enjoy the beautiful scenery. It was something I've wanted to do for a long...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Gibsoninpa
Reviewed August 22, 2018

Not going to lie - I have a little bit of claustrophobia and also a fear of heights, but there are memories that I don’t want to miss out on. I definitely faced my fears and I won!! A friend, her 3 year old son...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 19, 2018

For a cave he was real good. You seem a lot of stalactites and stalagmites. He also see some flows and some rare Formations. The fee to get in is a little pricey but what do you expect on vacation

Date of experience: August 2018
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Alex W
July 7, 2018|
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Response from Mariel V | Reviewed this property |
Ok Alex, let me try to help. The cave tour with up to 16 people is akin to many sightseeing tours. You are showed and told about the various formations, legends, how they were formed, etc. The introduction is a different... More
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ddbrown2075
July 4, 2018|
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Response from Marcellaphane | Reviewed this property |
You complete the hike on your own, but you can only enter the caves if you've purchased a ticket for a guided tour. Buy online ahead of time!
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Travel806100
May 10, 2018|
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Response from BretHutch | Reviewed this property |
I am not real familiar with dates. It can very depending on how much snow was built up on the path over the winter. That could be the case this year.
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