Musings From Timpanogos Cave National Monument: Who Gets The Fees?

As fees for recreating on public lands continue to increase, who gets the money? Contributor Lee Dalton came away with some answers to that question from his recent visit to Timpanogos Cave National Monument in Utah.

Musings From Timpanogos Cave National Monument: To Fee or Not to Fee, That Is The Question

User fees are becoming more and more prevalent on public lands used for recreation. Are they worth it? Occasional contributor Lee Dalton, retired from a National Park Service career, muses on that matter after visiting Timpanogos Cave National Monument in central Utah.

Cave Tours At Timpanogos Cave National Monument Begin May 10

Got a hankering to head underground? Cave tours at Timpanogos Cave National Monument in Utah begin on May 10 for the summer season.

Timpanogos Cave National Monument Ends Season Early Due To Sequestration

Cave tours at Timpanogos Cave National Monument have fallen victim to the budget sequestration, as the monument's superintendent decided to end the tours early rather than laying off staff.

Timpanogos Cave National Monument, Joshua Tree National Park Also Suffering From Flooding, Rockslides

Timpanogos National Monument in Uta and Joshua Tree National Park in California, like North Cascades National Park in Washington state, are dealing with flooding and rockslide problems.

Friends Group Rises Up To Help Timpanogos Cave National Monument

A friends group has been formed to help Timpanogos Cave National Monument in Utah meet its needs.

Timpanogos Cave National Monument Receives Grant To Promote Healthy Hiking

Timpanogos Cave National Monument in Utah is one of 22 national parks across the country that has received a 2013 Active Trails grant from the National Park Foundation to promote an active, healthy lifestyle.

Caving Season At Timpanogos Cave National Monument Soon To End

With fall foliage season in Utah having just about reached its peak, winter shouldn't be far behind. And that means cave tours at Timpanogos Cave National Monument will soon end for the year.

National Park Visits Help Grow Utah's Tourism Industry By Nearly 5 Percent In 2010

Utah's collection of national parks, monuments, and historic sites helped generate $6.5 billion in tourism spending for the state in 2010, an increase of nearly 5 percent, according to state calculations.

Annual Reopening of Timpanogos Cave National Monument Delayed This Summer

The caves and visitor center at Timpanogos Cave National Monument in Utah close each winter and usually reopen for the season in early May. If you're planning a visit this year, be aware that schedule will change for 2011 to allow for completion of several projects to improve visitor and employee safety.

Updated: Timpanogos Cave National Monument Employee Killed By Fall

A day after a National Park Service employee died in a fall at Timpanogos Cave National Monument agency officials decided to halt cave tours through the weekend while they investigated the accident.

Should Timpanogos Cave National Monument Replace Switchbacks with Stairs?

The trail to Timpanogos Cave
Part of the trail that provides access to the cave at Timpanogos Cave National Monument is subject to dangerous rockfalls. Park officials propose replacing switchbacks near the cave exit with stairs to reduce the hazard, and they're accepting public comments on the idea.

Park History: Timpanogos Cave National Monument

Believe it or not, Timpanogos Cave National Monument and Mammoth Cave National Park have something in common. Both owe their discovery, in part, to hunters. At least that's the local lore.