Are you looking for a meeting place that will inspire creativity, harness focus, and promote productivity? Look no further than Westcave Preserve - the natural treasure of the Texas Hill Country. Westcave's award-winning Environmental Learning Center (ELC) will provide the perfect space for your next meeting or day retreat. The ELC is nestled under native Ashe juniper and live oak trees atop a scenic cliff overlooking the Pedernales River. The building is a model of sustainable building design and includes ground-source heating and cooling, a solar energy panel, and a rainwater harvesting system. The ELC can accommodate 65 people comfortably and be configured in several ways to best meet the needs of your group.

DAILY RENTAL FEES (8 AM - 5 PM) Monday - Friday:


  • Half Day (4.5 hours): $400
  • Full Day (9 hours): $600
  • Evening (after 5PM): $100 per hour
  • Weekends - call for pricing


  • Half Day (4.5 hours): $200
  • Full Day (9 hours): $300
  • Evening (after 5PM): $75 per hour
  • Weekends - call for pricing

To enhance your group experience, we encourage you to schedule a guided tour of Westcave's stunning 40-foot waterfall, canyon and cave (1.5 hours). Fee: $15 per person with a maximum of 30 people per tour (minimum fee: $225).


  • (14) Plastic 6'0" folding tables
  • (45) Padded folding chairs, (20) Unpadded folding chairs
  • (2) Mounted projection screens, (2) Mounted Dry Erase boards
  • (2) Flip Chart Stands, (2) Extension cords

Wireless satellite Internet: Since connection speeds may vary, it is recommended for all presentation and meeting materials to be downloaded prior to arrival at Westcave.

Additional rentals: Flip charts, a computer projector and/or a portable sound system may also be rented for an additional fee. Groups are also welcome to bring their own projector, flip charts, flip chart stands, etc.

Food: Westcave staff are happy to provide a local vendor list for catered meal options. Please note that we are unable to provide any refrigeration or freezer space at this time. A water fountain is available outside the ELC.

Other: Our low impact and environmental mission includes using composting toilets to reduce water consumption. Carpooling is encouraged and bus parking is available. We kindly ask that all groups use paper products instead of Styrofoam and we encourage reusable products over single use plastics.

Please call to discuss availability, reserve a date or schedule a visit to see the facility.

24814 Hamilton Pool Rd.
Round Mountain, TX 78663

p: 830-825-3442


Interested in reserving space for a wedding or reception?

The Warren Skaaren Environmental Learning Center is a beautiful facility to host a small wedding or reception. Rental rates vary, depending on the month, day of the week and space used. For more information and available dates, please email or call 830.825.3442.