Cascade Caverns

Cascade Caverns

This cave attraction in Boerne is one of the coolest geological places to visit in Central Texas. Read the article for more information.

Cascade Caverns is a cave attraction at Boerne, Texas. Visitors can explore the caves and learn about their history. Beyond visiting the caves, visitors can also stay at the campground and have a great time. Visiting these caverns help people appreciate the natural beauty of the cave system here. A short guided tour allows visitors to learn a great deal about the caves.

Location

226 Cascade Caverns Road Boerne Texas 78015-8310

Call at 830 755 8080.

When to visit

Cascade Caverns is open from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm on all days except major holidays. Tours to the cave are run for an hour with tours starting at 10am, 11am, 12 noon, 1pm, 2 pm, 3pm, and 4pm. During the rainy season, there may be flooding and the caves may be closed. Visitors will need to call before visiting during May. August, and September.

Why visit this place?

The caverns are a great place to visit to see a cave first hand and have an adventurous experience. There are a number of tours offered.

  • The daily tour takes visitors through the corridors to appreciate the beauty of the caves and to see the natural formations. It is a fun experience for families. An experienced guide accompanies each tour to tell visitors all about the caves.
  • An adventure tour is available during summer. The tour takes visitors to the underground cave system for a thrilling experience. (open only for those who are fit and can swim).
  • The evening flashlight tour is a great experience to see the flashlight-lit cave. This tour is only available for groups.

There is also a picnic ground where visitors can have a great time. There is a nature trail for 1.5 miles where people can get to see local wildlife. Visitors can shop at a gift shop where they can buy memorabilia. The gem and rock quarry allows guests to mine for precious stones and fossils. The Erskine Collection is one of the attractions here. The collection of more than 100,000 specimens of minerals is displayed at the rock shop.

Visit the Cascade Caverns website for more information.