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Longhorn Cavern State Park

6211 Park Road 4 S, Burnet, TX 78611
+1 512-715-9000
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Longhorn Caverns is a world within a world, a gorgeously sculpted, near alien landscape teaming... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Fort Worth, Texas
Fun Morning Trip

Longhorn Caverns is great, the cave is huge and if I was a kid I would have wanted to play in there... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Austin, 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 - 18:00
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
6211 Park Road 4 S, Burnet, TX 78611
+1 512-715-9000
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Reviewed 5 days ago

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 5 days ago

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 1 week ago

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 1 week ago 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 1 week ago

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
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a great time touring the caverns, led by Guide Robert. Our kids, 11, 8, and 4 had no trouble at all in the cavern and enjoyed everything! Robert gave lots of history behind the cavern, making the tour super cool. Great stop to make...More

Thank Janine Z
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went here with family that included a 4yr old and 2yr old. The older one was very interested in everything and asked multiple questions. The younger one was carried in a backpack which was good since it was too far and too difficult for her...More

Thank comfortnurse
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Okay. So, if Robert is your guide, he will provide you with historical and geological information about the Cavern, underscored by his wit and witticism. For example, he says to the group, "Follow the laser pointer, like you're cats." Hilarious. Mr. Quirky also knows his...More

Thank PaleoGypsy
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I took my 8 and 9 year old, and we had a fabulous time. Out tour guide was a local high school student but was cute, funny, and amazingly knowledgeable! She pointed out lots of odd formations and told funny cavern stories which was great...More

Thank jmontfort
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

One of the best tours I have ever had at a cave and I have been to quite a few! Our tour guide Robert was awesome, told so much history about the cave. It was a great tour and would recommend it highly.

Thank jhart11
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Gagan G
15 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 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
12 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