Cascade Springs

Cascade Springs, nestled along the Alpine Loop in Provo, UT, is a natural wonder that offers a serene and accessible outdoor experience. This beautiful area features springs cascading through limestone terraces into sparkling, clear pools, providing a picturesque setting perfect for all ages.

How to Get to Cascade Springs

  • Location: Accessible via the Alpine Loop (Hwy 92), Provo, UT.
  • To Reach: Take the Alpine Scenic Loop up American Fork Canyon until you reach the signpost turn-off for Cascade Springs. You can also take the Alpine Loop from Provo Canyon.

Cascade Springs Trail

  • Walking Paths: Three 15-minute loops surround the springs’ major flow areas, totaling about 0.8 miles. The trail system is designed to be family-friendly, with both stroller and wheelchair accessibility.
  • Wildlife and Scenery: Home to native cutthroat trout visible in the clear, shallow ponds. Visitors often spot ducks, fish, butterflies, and occasionally deer.
  • Facilities: The area has barrier-free access, interpretive information, and real bathrooms with running water and a sink at the parking area. Note that all trash must be packed out, and eating at the springs is not permitted.

Nearby Attractions

Cascade Springs is situated along the Alpine Loop. While you're visiting, it is well worth your time also to check out Timpanogos Cave National Monument, Sundance Mountain Resort, & Mount Timpanogos.