Kickapoo Cavern State Park

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Location: Texas. 35 km north of Brackettville, on the southern Edwards Plateau. Hwa 90 west out of Uvalde, then Ranch Road 674 north of Brackettville for 35 km. No signs!
Open: only by arrangement
Classification: SpeleologyKarst cave
Dimension: Kickapoo Cavern: L=428 m, D=40m
Green Cave: L=331 m, D=28m
Address: Kickapoo Cavern State Park, P O Box 705, Brackettville TX 78832, Tel: +1-830/563-2342.
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DEC-1986 acquired by Texas Parks and Wildlife Department.
1991 opened to the public on a limited basis.


Fifteen caves are known in Kickapoo Cavern State Park but only two of them have a relevant length. None of this caves is developed. Also the park itself is in an undeveloped state.

Kickapoo Cavern can be toured with appropriate clothing and gear. Staff-guided tours for Kickapoo Cavern are on a pre-arranged basis only.

Green Cave is as a migratory stopover for large numbers of Brazilian Freetail Bats from March to October. Bat flights are often spectacular, and observations are available only by special arrangement.