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Hours & Pricing

Longhorn Cavern State Park is open 364 days a year. The park is closed Christmas Day.


Park & Tour Hours



AUGUST 21, 2020 - SEPTEMBER 7, 2020:

Park Hours:

Daily from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Entrance gate closes one hour after the last tour departs.

Cavern Walking Tour Departures:

Mon-Thurs: On the hour from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Fridays: On the hour and half hour from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Weekends/Holidays: Every 15 minutes from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Wild Cave Tour Departures:

Saturdays at 9:30 a.m.

(All times subject to change.)


SEPTEMBER 8, 2020 - MAY 21, 2021:

Park Hours:

Weekdays from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Weekends/Holidays from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Entrance gate closes one hour after the last tour departs.

Cavern Walking Tour Departures:

Weekdays: On the hour from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Weekends/Holidays: Every 15 minutes from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Wild Cave Tour Departures:

Saturdays at 9:30 a.m.

(All times subject to change. Regular weekday hours in effect on Veterans Day. )

Park Entrance Fees



  • Unlike most Texas state parks, Longhorn Cavern State Park does not charge a daily entrance fee to enter the park grounds. Access to above ground areas, including hiking trails, picnic area, and historic CCC buildings is FREE for all guests during regular business hours.
  • Cavern access is by paid guided tour only. See the Tour Activity Fees section below for current tour pricing.
  • Longhorn Cavern State Park is a day-use only park. There is no overnight camping. For nearby camping information, contact¬†Inks Lake State Park.
  • Per Texas Parks & Wildlife regulations, guests younger than 15 years old must be accompanied by a parent, guardian, or responsible adult at all times.

Tour Activity Fees



  • Cavern tour tickets can be purchased online or at the park visitor center. We accept cash and most major credit cards, including Visa, Mastercard, American Express, and Discover.
  • Click here¬†for more information on Texas State Parks Pass and Texas Parklands Passport discounts. All discounts must be applied at the time of checkout.
  • All prices are subject to change without notice. All ticket sales are final. No refunds or exchanges.

Cavern Walking Tour

  • Per Texas Parks & Wildlife regulations, guests younger than 15 years old must be accompanied by a participating parent, guardian, or responsible adult.

Regular (Age 12+)

$18

Per Person

Child (Age 4-11)

$14

Per Person

Infant (Age 0-3)

FREE

Per Person

Wild Cave Tour

  • Guests must be 8 years old or older to participate. All guests younger than 18 years old must be accompanied by a participating parent, guardian, or responsible adult.

Regular (Age 8+)

$65

Per Person

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