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Kickapoo Cavern State Park

Us 90, Brackettville, TX 78832
+1 210-563-2342
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You would be Batty to skip this Hidden Gem

Forgive the pun, but a big draw of this park is watching the evening bat flights when they are in... read more

Reviewed 22 May 2017
Katheryn J
via mobile
Park and Stuart Bat Cave is amazing

Go here to see the Stuart Bat Cave at night. This park is full of tons of birds in the day but... read more

Reviewed 24 April 2017
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The perfect spot for bat-lovers, as over one million live here in the summer.
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  • Average11%
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Us 90, Brackettville, TX 78832
+1 210-563-2342
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Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

Forgive the pun, but a big draw of this park is watching the evening bat flights when they are in season. They are amazing, and you get so close to the bats that from kids to seniors, everyone is entertained. Add in that the park...More

1  Thank Katheryn J
Reviewed 24 April 2017 via mobile

Go here to see the Stuart Bat Cave at night. This park is full of tons of birds in the day but beware of ticks even on the groomed trails wear long pants and tuck into boots and wear Deet we got covered in Deer...More

1  Thank Canadiatravelgoddess
Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

Neat to see the bat cave and some wonderful hiking. Great TX views. I do believe they have camp sites and camper hook ups.

2  Thank grantbagpiper
Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

Kickapoo cavern is the most natural cavern I've yet to visit in Texas... No manicured walkways, no lighting setups, no guardrails, no fancy stairways, just a cave. This cavern is known for its thick, large and tall pillars which were formed by stalactites and stalagmites...More

1  Thank Adventurecritic
Reviewed 5 June 2016 via mobile

I would have to say this place has some gorgeous views!! Quiet, and clean. Friendly knowledgeable staff. Remote location. We really enjoyed our time at this state park. And watching the bats come out was a sight to see!!

1  Thank Crystal R
Reviewed 5 June 2016 via mobile

We LOVED this state park and it is now in our top 5 list. The full hook-up sites are BEAUTIFUL!! The rangers are super friendly. The nightly bat emergence is amazing!! We even got to hear a bat presentation by Ranger Ron and learned so...More

3  Thank Kellie W
Reviewed 5 June 2016 via mobile

A awesome gem! Staff is very friendly. Took the cave tour and it was awesome. We loved watching the bats at night and Ranger Ron had a awesome talk just before the bats emerged. Cell phones don't work. Which is perfectly fine with me.

2  Thank Daniel W
Reviewed 30 April 2016

We stayed in one of their 15 camp sites (some for big and small RVs and some for tent campers) Watched Mexican Free Tail Bats (1 Mil) emerge from Stuart Bat Cave for 2 nights. Each night a Porcupine emerged from cave just before bats...More

1  Thank hankTexas
Reviewed 10 April 2016

We stayed over Spring Break a couple of years ago and had a great time. True, there isn't anywhere to swim but we hiked, bicycled, found some rocks to climb, took a great cave tour and watched the bats every night. The night sky is...More

Thank John D
Reviewed 9 March 2016

This is a relatively small state park, but with clean facilities and friendly staff. This park is literally in the middle of nowhere -- meaning no cellular service, but also no noisy traffic and other distractions. If you're looking for peaceful outdoors -- this is...More

Thank DRW63
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