Join our volunteer team working on our new interconnecting trails and overall management of the trails. Workdays alternate between the first Saturday and first Monday of each month. Contact to learn more and to sign up for one of our workdays.

Fill out our volunteer form to let us know about your interests and availability, and we'll help find the ideal project that fits you perfectly!

Upcoming work days:

    • March 5th (CANCELLED)
    • April 4th
    • May 7th
Dark sky location near Austin, TX for star-gazing

Take a tour of the night skies at Westcave Preserve, a dark sky location convenient to the Austin area. Star Party nights are an ideal opportunity to enjoy an evening gazing at the stars through a high-quality telescope. With local astronomers on hand to answer questions, you'll be delighted and amazed by what you see and learn! **Registration required** $5 per child ages 4-12 years; $10 per person; $25 per immediate family.

2016 Upcoming Star Party Dates:

  • September 24th, 2016: 8:00-10:00 pm (Waiting List)
  • October 22nd, 2016; 7:00-9:00 pm
  • November 19th, 2016; 6:00-8:00 pm
  • December 3rd, 2016; 6:00-8:00 pm

2017 Upcoming Star Party Dates:

  • January 21st, 2017: 6:30-8:30 pm
  • February 18th, 2017: 7:00-9:00 pm

Prepare yourself – the majestic beauty of our unique Texas Hill Country nature preserve will leave you breathless! Our expert-guided tours take visitors from an arid savannah through a limestone crevice into a sheltered canyon of lush plant life. At the head of the canyon stands Westcave, with a stunning 40-foot waterfall replenishing the emerald pool below.

Access to the canyon and cave is by guided tour only.


10:00 am, 12 noon, 2:00 pm and 4:00 pm

Fee: $10 adult (13 + years), $5 child (4 - 12 years), or $25 immediate family. Members free!

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September 16, 2013

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