Texas is home to around 9000 Texas caves, caverns, sinkholes and springs which cover about 20% of Texas. If you like caves, use this cave map to quickly find a cave near you to explore and also check out Texas Outside’s Caving & Caverns page to find caverns to explore, read about some fun cave tours, and find more information on caving in Texas.

Here is our list of caves in Texas State Parks:

Colorado Bend State Park

Colorado Bend State Park Cave

Colorado Bend State Park is a riverfront wonderland of hills, meadows, canyons, rivers and caves. Here you can enjoy wild Gorman cave tours, camping, hiking cool off in Spicewood Springs, fish or paddle the river, take a wild Gorman cave tour, and workout on 35 miles of hike and bike trails.

Devil’s Sinkhole State Natural Area

Devils Sinkhome Cave

Home to one of Texas’ largest colonies of Mexican free-tailed bats, the cave is the central attraction at Devil’s Sinkhole – but in order to protect this natural wonder, visitors can’t visit inside the cave itself. However, many visitors flock to see the bats exiting the cave to feed every evening. In addition to the cave, there is birdwatching there are guided hikes as well.

Kickapoo Cavern State Park

Kickapoo Cavern State Park

This Hill Country state park offers camping, hiking, mountain biking, birding and cave tours. With 20 known caves and hundreds of bird species seen throughout the park, it’s a great place to experience nature and wildlife in Central Texas.

Longhorn Cavern State Park

Longhorn Cavern State Park

At this day park, you can take a walking tour or a wild cave tour, hike, or picnic. It’s a CCC-era park, which always makes for a cool environment with stone walls and stairs. You can pair this visit with a stay at nearby Inks Lake State Park, or visit the Highland Lakes.

Simon Trask
Author: Simon Trask

Simon loves Texas and the Great Outdoors. From East Texas pines to West Texas mountains, he calls North Texas home but is always ready to float a river in Hill Country or go fishing on the Gulf Coast.

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