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Quite the hike!

My husband and I really wanted to add this hike to our trip, looking forward to see these caves.We... read more

Reviewed September 9, 2018
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
They have fitness check points!

This is both a strenuous hike and a nice cave experience. You cannot get to the cave without a... read more

Reviewed September 5, 2018
Bluffton, Ohio
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One of the sites in Utah for cave exploring.
Alpine Scenic Loop, Highway 92, American Fork, UT
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All reviews paved trail bring a jacket strenuous hike bring water great hike worth the effort visitor center elevation gain worth the climb takes about an hour take your time ranger station light jacket natural wonder great exercise buy your tickets views are spectacular
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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

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

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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

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

Thank BabblesfromBoise
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

Thank ReedD23
Reviewed August 18, 2018 via mobile

Went on the hike up to the cave today and it was breathtaking the leaves are starting to turn colors and it was a beautiful hike. We stopped in the visitor center and visited with the Rangers and the people working there and they were...More

Thank Alan B
Reviewed August 14, 2018

If you are hiker, the steep hike wont bother you BUT if you are not fit... this is quite a trek, so talk to the rangers before you buy your tickets. The tour was fenomenal! loved the cave, loved the rangers, loved all the stalagmite...More

Thank HikerNova
Reviewed August 13, 2018

Really great experience inside the cave. Book your tickets early and allow plenty of time to climb up to the cave. Coming from southern California, I had a hard time with the altitude change and the hike was difficult for me. Bring lots of water.

Thank Heidi H
Reviewed August 11, 2018 via mobile

This place is incredible. The drive into the steep canyon is breathtaking. You must pay of have a pass to enter the area. There are picnic places and camping surrounding the area. The reservoir is a great add and place to fish or boat (non...More

Thank dagcoin
Reviewed August 8, 2018 via mobile

This place is a must see for outdoors families. The hike from the rangers station to the cave is pretty easy on a well paved path and the payoff is big-time. They do a great job guiding the groups through the cave really providing slot...More

Thank Lisa B
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Alex W
July 7, 2018|
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
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!
May 10, 2018|
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.