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Tours will be offered every Friday from June 7th through August 9th.

Guided Canyon Tours are at 10am and 12pm. Gates open at 9:30am. Access to Upland Trails from 9:30am - 2pm.

To maximize our visitors experience tours are limited to 30 people and operate on a first come first serve basis.


  • $15 adult 18yrs.+
  • $7 child 4 - 17yrs.

Tours sometimes fill up fast. We recommend arriving early to...

Dark sky location near Austin, TX for star-gazing

Tour the night skies at Westcave Preserve, a dark sky location convenient to Austin. 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!

$15 adult (18+) | $5 child (4 - 17)

2019 Star Party Dates:

  • July 20th; 9:00-11:00pm...

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 the Westcave Grotto, with a stunning 40-foot waterfall replenishing the emerald pool below.


Conservation Workdays

Westcave relies on volunteers to preserve and protect its beautiful landscape so present and future generations can enjoy it. Our staff and volunteers have fun and work hard. If you are up for both, Westcave is your place, we welcome all levels of talent.

Workday projects include but are not limited to the following-

Trail Building & Maintenance - Help us with trail building and maintenance as needed. This may...