EVENTS

Guided Photography Hike

Prepare yourself to capture the majestic beauty of our unique Texas Hill Country nature preserve through your camera lens that will leave you breathless! Our photography tours take visitors along a 15 minute walk from an arid savanna, through a limestone crevice, down a 100 foot staircase into a sheltered canyon of lush plant life. At the head of the canyon stands a stunning 40-foot waterfall...

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Wildflower Walks at Westcave

April 5 & May 2 | 10:30 am | Book Online

Spring is the perfect time to witness the hill country transform into a painted landscape of wildflowers. Come out for an expert-guided walk about wildflowers on the Uplands and find out what is blooming. The walk will wind through 1.5 miles of trails on the...

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May 2 | 8:00 - 10:00 PM | Book Online

Discover what goes on during the night at Westcave Preserve! Join us for a hike in the canyon, led by local biologist. Wear sturdy shoes and bring a flashlight.

Registration required. $20/person. Weather permitting.

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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)

2020 Star Party Dates:

  • April 18, 9:00 - 11:00 pm
  • May 16, 9:00...
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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.

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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...

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