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Timpanogos Cave National Monument sits high in the Wasatch Mountains. The cave system consists of three spectacularly decorated caverns. Each cavern has unique colors and formations. Helictites and anthodites are just a few of the many dazzling formations to be found in the many chambers. As visitors climb to the cave entrance, on a hike gaining over 1,000 feet in elevation, they are offered incredible views of American Fork Canyon. read more...
Phone: 801-756-5238 Price Range: $0 - $7 Open Season: May 07 - Oct 10 Camping: Yes
Nearest Popular City: American Fork Nearest Lake/River: N/A Park Type: National Monument Activities: Birding, Fishing, Hiking, Wildlife Watching, Nature Walks, Interpretive Programs, Star Gazing Details Provided By: Timpanogos Cave National Monument
Cape Krusenstern National Monument is a coastal plain dotted with sizable lagoons and backed by gently rolling limestone hills. Cape Krusenstern's bluffs and its series of 114 beach ridges record the changing shorelines of the Chukchi Sea over thousands of years. read more...
Phone: 907-442-3890 Price Range: N/A Open Season: N/A Camping: No
Nearest Popular City: Kotzebue Nearest Lake/River: N/A Park Type: National Monument Activities: Birding, Fishing, Hiking, Backpacking, Wildlife Watching, Kayaking Details Provided By: Cape Krusenstern National Monument
Well-preserved cliff dwellings were occupied by the Salado culture during the 13th, 14th, and early 15th centuries. The people farmed in the Salt River Valley and supplemented their diet by hunting and gathering native wildlife and plants. The Salado were fine craftsmen, producing some of the most exquisite polychrome pottery and intricately woven textiles to be found in the Southwest. Many of these objects are on display in the Visitor Center museum. read more...
Phone: (928) 467-2241 Price Range: $0 - $3 Open Season: N/A Camping: No
Nearest Popular City: Roosevelt Nearest Lake/River: N/A Park Type: National Monument Activities: Birding, Hiking, Nature Walks, Interpretive Programs Details Provided By: Tonto National Monument