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A beautiful hill country park

I stopped here Saturday evening on my return from Seminole Canyon State Park and Big Bend National... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
David C
Will go back for camping

First time at Kickapoo hiking. We will return to campout and take advantage of the bat flight... read more

Reviewed April 29, 2018
San Antonio, Texas
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The perfect spot for bat-lovers, as over one million live here in the summer.
Us 90, Brackettville, TX 78832
+1 210-563-2342
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I stopped here Saturday evening on my return from Seminole Canyon State Park and Big Bend National Park. The park is beautiful and well maintained. Now make note. I almost didn't stop here but I wanted to see the bats, all 800,000 plus a couple...More

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Reviewed April 29, 2018 via mobile

First time at Kickapoo hiking. We will return to campout and take advantage of the bat flight spectacular. Small camping area but clean facilities and peaceful surroundings.

Thank L279
Reviewed April 23, 2018

We made reservations 90 days in advance for one of the five full hook-up campsites. Once you pass through the village of Brackettville, its 25 miles until the Park turnoff and then another 3.5 miles to the Park Headquarters. Roads are narrow but in good...More

1  Thank Napunani
Reviewed March 25, 2018

It's a nice enough place. It's off the beaten path - thus it's charming and quiet reputation. Great night skies. Pleasant enough place. Nice hiking trails though very short and limited variety. The bat cave is fun. A couple of the rangers are awesome.

Thank PhillipP703
Reviewed May 22, 2017 via mobile

Forgive the pun, but a big draw of this park is watching the evening bat flights when they are in season. They are amazing, and you get so close to the bats that from kids to seniors, everyone is entertained. Add in that the park...More

2  Thank Katheryn J
Reviewed April 24, 2017 via mobile

Go here to see the Stuart Bat Cave at night. This park is full of tons of birds in the day but beware of ticks even on the groomed trails wear long pants and tuck into boots and wear Deet we got covered in Deer...More

2  Thank Canadiatravelgoddess
Reviewed October 21, 2016 via mobile

Neat to see the bat cave and some wonderful hiking. Great TX views. I do believe they have camp sites and camper hook ups.

2  Thank grantbagpiper
Reviewed October 20, 2016 via mobile

Kickapoo cavern is the most natural cavern I've yet to visit in Texas... No manicured walkways, no lighting setups, no guardrails, no fancy stairways, just a cave. This cavern is known for its thick, large and tall pillars which were formed by stalactites and stalagmites...More

1  Thank Adventurecritic
Reviewed June 5, 2016 via mobile

I would have to say this place has some gorgeous views!! Quiet, and clean. Friendly knowledgeable staff. Remote location. We really enjoyed our time at this state park. And watching the bats come out was a sight to see!!

1  Thank Crystal R
Reviewed June 5, 2016 via mobile

We LOVED this state park and it is now in our top 5 list. The full hook-up sites are BEAUTIFUL!! The rangers are super friendly. The nightly bat emergence is amazing!! We even got to hear a bat presentation by Ranger Ron and learned so...More

4  Thank Kellie W
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