Austin Thanksgiving

    Day 1

    Not far from Eduardo’s home, just a 2 mile hike off of Davis Lane, is the Goat Cave Karst Nature Preserve. On Thanksgiving afternoon, we bundled up as it was chilly and windy. We began our trek to explore this 8-acre site.

    According to the informative signage, the Goat Caves...

    Day 2

    The Preserve was set aside to buffer some of the ecologically sensitive karsts in the area from encroaching neighborhoods. Karsts are caves that feed directly into the Edwards Aquifer below ground.

    Because the three caves can be dangerous to hikers and nonprofessional spelunkers, they are all closed off now. Again,...

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Day 2: Goat Cave Karst Nature Preserve


The Preserve was set aside to buffer some of the ecologically sensitive karsts in the area from encroaching neighborhoods. Karsts are caves that feed directly into the Edwards Aquifer below ground.

Because the three caves can be dangerous to hikers and nonprofessional spelunkers, they are...

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