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Longhorn Cavern State Park

6211 Park Road 4 South, Burnet, TX 78611
+1 512-715-9000
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Beautiful buildings on the lot a old castle and watch tower you can walk up and look around and a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Seminole, Texas
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Beautiful Decend!

I've had my eye on this cavern for over a year! The drive from Dallas to 190 then onto 281 was... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Alejandra L
Dallas, Texas
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A state park featuring a Texas Hill Country wonder, Longhorn Cavern was created over many years by the dissolving and cutting action of water on the limestone bedrock. Fossils, Texas history, legends and rumors all play a unique part in the story of Longhorn Cavern. Take a tour (fee applies), hike a trail, picnic, or learn about the Civilian Conservation Corps and its work in Texas parks. Gifts and snacks available for purchase in the visitor center. Daily Guided Tours: Summer (Memorial Day Weekend through Labor Day Weekend) Tours are every day, on the hour, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Winter (Tuesday after Labor Day to Friday before Memorial Day) Tours Monday-Friday are at 11 a.m., 1 p.m., and 3 p.m. Saturday, Sunday and holiday tours are on the hours from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wild Cave Tours will be offered every Saturday at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m., beginning June 1, 2017 Photography Tours will be offered at 8 a.m. on the first Saturday of every month beginning June 1, 2017 Closed December 25th, Christmas Day.
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
6211 Park Road 4 South, Burnet, TX 78611
+1 512-715-9000
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful buildings on the lot a old castle and watch tower you can walk up and look around and a nice hiking trail that we walked and enjoyed while we waited for the tour to start which is every hour the cave was very nice...More

Thank gtina26
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've had my eye on this cavern for over a year! The drive from Dallas to 190 then onto 281 was scenic, very much enjoyed. Now the park road to the Longhorn was a roller coaster, lol! We very much appreciated the entire park! The...More

Thank Alejandra L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Finally, we made a trip to Longhorn Cavern on Labor Day. It was gorgeous with curvy limestone and sparkling calcite along the way. We also got to see the tiny Eastern Pipistrelle bats with a size as big as an adult thumb. The 90 minutes...More

Thank twoworldstreasures
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We took our grandson with us to explore the caverns and thoroughly enjoyed ourselves. If you are out of shape, it can be slightly strenuous. Wear shoes that have good traction as the ground can be slippery. Well worth the price of admission and highly...More

Thank Larry N
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I read through the reviews and was shocked by some of the reviews. I personally thought the cavern was great, now in all fairness it was the first water carved cave I have been through. The drive down Park Road 4 was great on our...More

Thank JRH-McTX
Reviewed 14 August 2017

Longhorn Caverns is a world within a world, a gorgeously sculpted, near alien landscape teaming with life and filled with Texas history. The rich history of the cave permeates its atmosphere. As you examine the glittering crystal walls, you can practically hear the great bandstand...More

Thank oregonme
Reviewed 14 August 2017

Longhorn Caverns is great, the cave is huge and if I was a kid I would have wanted to play in there ALL THE TIME! We got to see two itty bitty bats, blind crickets, balls of daddy long leg spiders (EEK) and walls of...More

Thank LittleKings
Reviewed 11 August 2017

We drove up from Wimberley to find a new "Something to do" adventure. While driving north, my wife found this little gem on the internet. After lunch in Glen Rose, we drove north a little more and turned off on the park road to the...More

Thank BlindWilly
Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

Just take an afternoon to really soak in the wonderful history .From Native Americans,to A secret Speakeasy dance hall to now.

Thank kimatthecastle
Reviewed 6 August 2017

We went with a large group to the Longhorn Caverns for a scheduled tour. Our tour guide, Mark, did a great job walking us through the history and geology of the caverns. The overall tour was probably around an hour and was an easy walk....More

Thank Ana P
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Gagan G
14 July 2017|
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Response from LonghornCavernSP | Property representative |
Hello and thank you for your interest in Longhorn Cavern State Park. The guided cavern tour is an hour and a half and I would recommend another hour for the trails and historic buildings. We have a beautiful picnic area if... More
11 July 2017|
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Response from Wayne E | Reviewed this property |
The answers already given are all correct. There are several steps to go down into the cavern, which also must be navigated going up. There was nothing really physically strenuous about the tour itself, but as previously... More
11 May 2017|
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Response from JustJon123 | Reviewed this property |
yes, totally different. We have been to New Braunfel's caverns also. the longhorn caves do not have any of the stalagmite and looks so totally different. I would definitely recommend the tour so that you find out the... More