February 11, 2019 - February 14, 2019

Do you want to create meaningful experiences and memories that last a lifetime?

The more hearts we touch, the more minds we inspire, the better the future for our Hill Country.

When: February 11-14, 2019

Where: Westcave Preserve - 24814 Hamilton Pool Road, Round Mountain, TX 78663

*Westcave is smoke free, pet free and we ask our guests to not collect anything and to stay on the established trails at all...

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:

  • February 2nd; 6:30-8:30pm
  • March 2nd;...
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...


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.