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Address: US 90, Brackettville, TX 78832
Phone Number: +1 210-563-2342
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The perfect spot for bat-lovers, as over one million live here in the...

The perfect spot for bat-lovers, as over one million live here in the summer.

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Nice Get away

Neat to see the bat cave and some wonderful hiking. Great TX views. I do believe they have camp sites and camper hook ups.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 21 October 2016
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Del Rio, Texas
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Del Rio, Texas
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99 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

Neat to see the bat cave and some wonderful hiking. Great TX views. I do believe they have camp sites and camper hook ups.

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24 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

Kickapoo cavern is the most natural cavern I've yet to visit in Texas... No manicured walkways, no lighting setups, no guardrails, no fancy stairways, just a cave. This cavern is known for its thick, large and tall pillars which were formed by stalactites and stalagmites meeting and coming together in a massive formations over thousands of years. You can still... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 June 2016 via mobile

I would have to say this place has some gorgeous views!! Quiet, and clean. Friendly knowledgeable staff. Remote location. We really enjoyed our time at this state park. And watching the bats come out was a sight to see!!

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Thank Crystal R
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 June 2016 via mobile

We LOVED this state park and it is now in our top 5 list. The full hook-up sites are BEAUTIFUL!! The rangers are super friendly. The nightly bat emergence is amazing!! We even got to hear a bat presentation by Ranger Ron and learned so much. We took the cave tour and it was spectacular. I cannot say enough good... More 

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3 Thank Kellie W
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11 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 June 2016 via mobile

A awesome gem! Staff is very friendly. Took the cave tour and it was awesome. We loved watching the bats at night and Ranger Ron had a awesome talk just before the bats emerged. Cell phones don't work. Which is perfectly fine with me.

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1 Thank Daniel W
Texas
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21 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 April 2016

We stayed in one of their 15 camp sites (some for big and small RVs and some for tent campers) Watched Mexican Free Tail Bats (1 Mil) emerge from Stuart Bat Cave for 2 nights. Each night a Porcupine emerged from cave just before bats do. For an added treat, be at viewing site about 5:30 am when the bats... More 

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Midland, Texas
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4 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 April 2016

We stayed over Spring Break a couple of years ago and had a great time. True, there isn't anywhere to swim but we hiked, bicycled, found some rocks to climb, took a great cave tour and watched the bats every night. The night sky is awesome due to the remoteness of this park and the absence of ground light to... More 

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Lake Jackson, Texas
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42 reviews
12 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 March 2016

This is a relatively small state park, but with clean facilities and friendly staff. This park is literally in the middle of nowhere -- meaning no cellular service, but also no noisy traffic and other distractions. If you're looking for peaceful outdoors -- this is it... and it comes with amazing views of the stars at night. The main attraction... More 

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San Antonio, Texas
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36 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 February 2016

The cave was great! It was very rugged and not for the timid. There are no rails, no nice paved walkways, no lights to illuminate your walk. It is in its most primitive state. You get the feel of what it must've been like to be the first upon this cave back in the day. There were very steep climbs... More 

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Uvalde, Texas
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39 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 February 2015

Its away form everything. Probably not a good place if you have kids. A smallish park with not much for kids unless there into bats or camping. Hiking is ok a few trails with some incline not to bad. No place to swim if your into that. The park staff told me its one of the darkest skies in Texas... More 

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