With the warm summer months among us, visiting the Longhorn Cavern (sitting at 68 degrees year round) is always a refreshing experience. The best part? There are several ways to enjoy the cavern, for all ages and interests. Here are 4 great ways to experience the Longhorn Cavern.
Explore the cave and learn about its history and geology on this 1.5-mile round trip. Highlights include Crystal City, Queen’s Watchdog, Indian Council Room, Underground Ballroom, and the Hall of Marble. Tours are offered multiple times each day, all year-round. The tour takes about 1.5 hours.
Wild Cave Tour
See Longhorn Cavern as it was before modern lights and pathways. The Wild Cave tour takes guests on a wriggling, crawling adventure through an undeveloped portion of the cave. You will get dirty! The tour lasts two to three hours and requires appropriate caving safety equipment. Contact the park for current Wild Cave Tour availability.
Learn about the complex geology of Longhorn Cavern State Park and the Texas Hill Country. The Geology Program is an in-depth group learning experience for curious minds aged 13 and older. The short program includes a geologist-led lecture and cave tour; the long program adds guided field exploration. Contact the park to schedule a program for your school or group.
Capture the unique beauty of Longhorn Cavern on a guided Photography Tour. You’ll get to photograph the most scenic rooms in the cave at your own pace. These small group tours last three hours. You may bring whatever photography equipment you can comfortably carry into the cave. Contact the park to reserve your place on one of these limited availability tours.
For tour times, prices, and more information contact Longhorn Cavern State Park at (512) 715-9000