Devil's Sinkhole State Natural Area

Devil's Sinkhole State Natural Area


Location:6 miles northeast of Rocksprings in the southwestern portion of the state. Access to the area may be obtained only by contacting Devil's Sinkhole Society (830-683-2287) to prearrange a tour.
Facilities:Picnic sites, chemical toilet, trail (é).
Special Features:Devil's Sinkhole is a vertical cavern with an opening measuring approximately 40 feet by 60 feet and a drop of about 140 feet to the main cavern below. Inside the cavern, freshwater lakes support two crustacean species found only here. Between March and October, evening visitors may witness a large seasonal population of Brazilian freetail bats emerge from the cave to forage.
Address:PO Box 678
Rocksprings, TX 78880

Phone:830-683-3762
Web: www.tpwd.state.tx.us/spdest/findadest/parks/devils_sinkhole
Size: 1,860 acres.

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