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Devil's Sinkhole State Natural Area

8 Miles NE of Rocksprings
41 Miles SW of Junction

About 67 Miles W of Kerrville

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Devils Sink Hole and  Bats,  Rocksprings TX
Bats over Devil's Sink Hole near Rocksprings, Texas
Photo courtesy William Beauchamp, June 2009

Devil's Sinkhole State Natural Area - Rocksprings, Texas

The Devils Sinkhole State Natural Area is comprised of 1,850 acres of rugged ranchland. The former Whitworth Ranch is now owned by the Texas Parks & Wildlife Dept.

The Devils Sinkhole can be found 8 miles NE of Rocksprings Texas and is accessable through approved tours which start at the visitors center at the Courthouse Square.

The Devils Sinkhole is the largest single chamber cavern in the state of Texas and third deepest measuring over 350 feet deep. The cave is home to 1 to 4 million Mexican-Free tail bats during the summer and they emerge each evening to fly to agricultural areas to the east and southeast were they feast on insects, mostly moths & agricultural pest. - William Beauchamp, June 2009
Rocksprings, TX, Devil's Sinkhole Visitors Center Tour Bus
Devil's Sinkhole Tour Bus at Rocksprings' Visitors Center
Photo courtesy William Beauchamp, June 2009
Rocksprings, TX Devil's Sink Hole
Devil's Sink Hole
Photo courtesy William Beauchamp, June 2009
Rocksprings TX Devil's Sink Hole Mexican Free Tail Bats at Night
Devil's Sink Hole summer night scene - Mexican-Free Tail Bats
Photo courtesy William Beauchamp, June 2009
Rocksprings TX Devil's Sink Hole Mexican Free Tail Bats
Devil's Sink Hole - Mexican-Free Tail Bats
Photo courtesy William Beauchamp, June 2009
Contact Information:
Devil's Sinkhole State Natural Area
PO Box 678
Rocksprings TX 78880
830/683-3762

Book tour by contacting Devil's Sinkhole Society 830-683-BATS (2287) to gain access to the park.

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Rocksprings TX Devil's Sink Hole Mexican Free Tail Bats
Photo courtesy William Beauchamp, June 2009
Sunset view from the Devil's Sinkhole outhouse
Photo courtesy William Beauchamp, June 2009
Rocksprings TX Devil's Sink Hole Mexican Free Tail Bats  at night
Devil's Sink Hole summer night view of the Mexican-Free Tail Bats
Photo courtesy William Beauchamp, June 2009
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