Longhorn Cavern State Park, south of Burnet in Burnet County, is 645.62 acres classified as a scenic park in the rugged Hill Country. Longhorn Cavern was acquired in 1932 - 1937 from private owners. It was dedicated as a state park in 1932, was opened in 1938, and was dedicated as a natural landmark in 1971.
Things to See & Do
Longhorn Caverns Insider Tips
- Tours leave at the top of every hour, and last about 90 minutes.
- Bring/wear low-heeled shoes with rubber soles as it gets slippery in there and has uneven flooring at times. There are quite a few stairs to climb to descend into the cavern, and the total walk is about 1.5 miles.
- The Visitor Center opens daily at 9 a.m. every day except Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. The first tour leaves between 10:00am and 11:00am (call ahead).
- Busy season is from March through August.