|Location:||10km northeast of Rocksprings in Edwards County. State Highway 55 to Rocksprings, 10km north on US Highway 377. Devils Sinkhole Visitors Center is in Rocksprings at 101 N Sweeten St.|
|Open:||by reservation only.|
Devil's Sinkhole State Natural Area, c/o Devils Sinkhole Society, Tel: +1-830-683-BATS(2287)
Devils Sinkhole State Natural Area, PO Box 678, Rocksprings TX 78880, Tel: +1-830-683-3762.
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|Last update:||$Date: 2015/08/30 21:58:57 $|
|1867||discovered by Anglo settlers.|
|1876||named by the wives of Ammon Billings and other men who had discovered the entrance after an encounter with Indians.|
|1985||acquired by the Texas Parks & Wildlife Department.|
|1992||opened to limited access.|
|1996||picnic sites, a chemical toilet, some trail development, and a viewing platform.|
Devil's Sinkhole is a collapsed cavern, a so called daylight shaft or pothole which is 12 by 18m wide and 42m deep. It is the entrance to the main chamber of the cave, which is about 120m deep.
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