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Longhorn Cavern State Park

6211 Park Road 4 S, Burnet, TX 78611
+1 512-715-9000
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Nice visit

We had a nice and interesting visit to the caverns. The guide was excellent and many cool features... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Jaime B
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
via mobile
Amazing crystals!

This was a nice tour, but for me the highlight was seeing the crystals. I haven’t ever seen so many... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Karen G
San Antonio, Texas
via mobile
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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 are offered every Saturday at 10 AM. Photography Tours are at 8 AM on the first Saturday of every month. Closed December 24th & 25th.
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  • Very good29%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
6211 Park Road 4 S, Burnet, TX 78611
+1 512-715-9000
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a nice and interesting visit to the caverns. The guide was excellent and many cool features inside the caverns, including a stone that looks like a dog. The cave was used buy multiple groups before becoming a state park which made the tour...More

Thank Jaime B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was a nice tour, but for me the highlight was seeing the crystals. I haven’t ever seen so many in a cave like that. I can see why the first explorer explorers thought they had found diamonds. The only negative was seeing the many...More

Thank Karen G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

compared to Caverns at San Marcos, this is different, not much crystalline growth depth is also less around 130 ft. not a much see

Thank johnsoni2017
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This ia a great activity for friends or family but you need to enjoy walking ..... it's about a mile and a half but fairly level and takes about 1 hour and 20 minutes. Wouldn't suggest it for those that need a cane or other...More

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LonghornCavernSP, Manager at Longhorn Cavern State Park, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello Mike H, Thank you for your five star rating and positive review of our cavern and tour and especially about Al. He is a true treasure and gift to our park and guests. We are happy you enjoyed your visit. Please know that Longhorn...More

Reviewed 11 December 2017

We took our two oldest grandsons through Longhorn Caverns and had a great time. I was impressed with the history of this place, not only the caverns but all of the buildings that were built by the CCC long ago.

Thank JayC103
Reviewed 25 November 2017 via mobile

Only an hour from Austin, so a great day trip with a gorgeous drive in the country. It's chilly & slippery at parts, so take a hoodie & wear shoes with good tread. Our guide had this dry, hilarious sense of humor. They do suggest...More

Thank RoseZel
Reviewed 16 November 2017 via mobile

My husband and I were actually looking for a winery when we came upon the park. It is beautiful! The old headquarters and observation area were built years ago by the conservation corps and are stunning. I highly recommend stop by the park when you’re...More

Thank DJFDallas
Reviewed 13 November 2017

Our family of four (11 & 3 year old boys) stopped at Longhorn Caverns during a weekend athletic tournament recently. The tour is exactly 1 1/2 hours long, with 1.5 miles of walking in the cavern. The temperature was about 65 degrees, and we all...More

Thank Kim76401
Reviewed 12 November 2017

There is beauty about the cavern from the minute you start descending the stairs into it and all the way through it. Pictures do not do it justice. There are some adorable bats through a section of the cave and crystals in another section. There...More

Thank Cora W
Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

Unusual cavern in that it was formed by water erosion and not dissolution. Larger than expected. Look for the small mud volcano formed from over-pressured water logged sediments.

Thank James A
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Lydia H
31 October 2017|
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Response from LonghornCavernSP | Property representative |
Longhorn Cavern State Park is 6 miles from Inks Lake State Park on Inks Lake which has kayaking. Longhorn Cavern does not have kayaking.
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
12 July 2017|
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Response from Boydanator | Reviewed this property |
Not at all, we are not slender ourselves, and had no problem on our tour, but wear good shoes, some spots are slippery.