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Dripping Spring's local artist, Brian Maebius created a unique WPA-style poster for Westcave in 2016.

About Works Progress Administration (WPA) Posters

Between 1935 and 1943 the Works Progress Administration’s (WPA) Federal Art Project printed over two million posters in thirty-five thousand different designs to excite public interest in education, theater, health, safety, and travel. The early posters were hand...

Safari Cactus by Kiyoshi Shellhammer

Nature inspired art by students of Austin Independent School District. Images captured and selected each year at the districtwide art show and featured through the Celebration of Children in Nature Awards Dinner. Special thanks to all the talented student artists and teachers at AISD.

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The Natural & Human History of a Hill Country Nature Preserve

In the heart of the Texas Hill Country lies an astonishing place called Westcave Preserve, a 76-acre nature preserve and environmental education facility in western Travis County, near Austin, that provides a sanctuary for the flora and fauna of surprisingly diverse ecosystems.

Westcave has been connecting...

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Gain access to Westcave year-round with an Annual Pass.

Passholders may bring up to 3 guests for admission to Westcave during regular public access hours:

Canyon & Cave Tours: Sat & Sun 10,12 & 2 (weather permitting) + 4pm (February-November)

During March – November we experience a high volume of visitation. Tours may fill quickly. Gates open at 9:30am on weekends.