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Kickapoo Cavern State Park open daily

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Offline guc126

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Kickapoo Cavern State Park open daily
« on: June 28, 2010, 09:56:29 PM »
I think Brackettville, Tx is close enough to the Trans-Pecos area to post this link here.

 http://delrionewsherald.com/story.lasso?ewcd=891966961c5e15f0

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Offline SA Bill

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Re: Kickapoo Cavern State Park open daily
« Reply #1 on: June 29, 2010, 06:25:53 AM »
Thanks for the info guc126! I may have to go try camping out there. I enjoy seeing bat flights. Small park though...only 15 camp sites. Wonder if it has well shielded lights...for star gazing.
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Re: Kickapoo Cavern State Park open daily
« Reply #2 on: June 29, 2010, 08:56:31 AM »
I was surprised to read "Kickapoo", specially in that part of the region. Where i know there has never been presence of the Kickapoo Nation.

 
Quote from: Del Rio News Herald wrote:
No one is really sure why the park or the Park's largest cavern is named Kickapoo, though, since there is no evidence the Kickapoo Indian tribe ever lived on the land.

 They should have named it: Batman Cavern State Park.... :eusa_eh:, sounds more appropriate.

 
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Located 22 miles north of Brackettville in south Edwards County, Kickapoo Cavern offers visitors the chance to roam the rugged environment of southwest Texas, where three of the state’s ecological regions – the Hill Country, the brush country and the Chihuahuan Desert - converge

 If for nothing else than the trails,horse rides and caves, this is a perfect excuse to check out how the flora changes from one ecosystem  to another.

 I look forward in visiting this park....... :eusa_think:, maybe a Bender there?

 Nice article Guc126.

Homero

 P.S.- Say,nice new "Spell Check" feature there administrators..... will help a lot. Now to tackle the Dyslexia.
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Offline Vince T

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Re: Kickapoo Cavern State Park open daily
« Reply #3 on: June 29, 2010, 12:49:43 PM »
Great to hear this news, as I have been wanting to visit this park for a long time.

Here's the "official" state video-

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Offline MilesOfTexas

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Re: Kickapoo Cavern State Park open daily
« Reply #4 on: June 29, 2010, 03:08:27 PM »
Hrmm, I am off Monday with nothing to do and it looks to be only a three hour drive from Austin, so I just might head down there to check it out.
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Offline catz

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Re: Kickapoo Cavern State Park open daily
« Reply #5 on: June 30, 2010, 05:07:49 PM »
Very cool.  I need to check it out.

If you're in the area also check out Devil River State Park.
Wake me when it's time to go.

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Offline MilesOfTexas

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Re: Kickapoo Cavern State Park open daily
« Reply #6 on: June 30, 2010, 06:16:34 PM »
Very cool.  I need to check it out.

If you're in the area also check out Devil River State Park.

Thanks catscats.  I hadn't heard of it, so I shall!
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