Natural Bridge Caverns

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The Natural Bridge Caverns are a labyrinth of underground limestone caves in the Texas Hill Country close to San Antonio. The caverns were created after millions of years of limestone being eroded and dissolved by groundwater.

Over time, water and mineral deposits generated various stunning formations in the Natural Bridge Caverns, including stalactites, stalagmites, helictites, and more. Beautiful as they may be to the eye, these structures are also of great scientific value because of the insights they reveal into local geological history and processes.

Besides exploring the caves themselves, there are several things to do above ground at Natural Bridge Caverns, including zip lining, gem and mineral mining, and a maze. Guided tours of the caverns and a visitor center with exhibits and displays on the region's history, geology, and fauna are also available for those interested in learning more.

The Natural Bridge Caverns are accessible at all times of the year, giving visitors a rare and exciting chance to discover the mysterious world beneath the earth's surface.

How to explore Natural Bridge Caverns?

  • Visit Natural Bridge Caverns and enjoy a guided tour of the underground caverns. Various tours are available for you, ranging in length and difficulty. The excursions allow you an up-close look at the cave's unique structures whenever you move through the numerous caverns.
  • Experience the Discovery Village, an above-ground section on the same site. It has a fossil exhibit, a gift shop, and a mining station where you can dig for your precious stones. As a bonus, there is a picnic space and a playground.
  • You can soar above the Hill Country on the Canopy Challenge zip line course for more adventure. The course has multiple zip lines, sky bridges, and rappelling platforms.
  • Tours that emphasize strenuous activities and exploration are available for those wanting a taste of an adrenaline rush. These tours will take you through untouched regions of the cave system by implementing techniques like rappelling, crawling, and climbing.
  • One of the fascinating events to watch out for is the Bracken Bat Flight in the summer, where you get to see millions of bats emerge into the night sky. Around sunset, you can witness a natural phenomenon that can only be described as breathtaking.
  • Try getting out of the area's exciting section called 'The Incredible Maze.' It is an outdoor attraction with a 5,000-square-foot maze that fascinatingly challenges visitors of all ages.
  • Go on a safari tour of the caverns to witness land animals, such as zebras, giraffes, and ostriches.

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    4 hours

Address of Natural Bridge Caverns

26495 Natural Bridge Caverns Rd, San Antonio, TX 78266, USA

Opening & Closing time of Natural Bridge Caverns

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