Goat Cave Nature Preserve

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Goat Cave Nature Preserve
3900 Deer Run
Austin, TX 78745
512-327-7723
https://www.austinparks.org/parks/goat-cave-preserve/
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The eight acre Karst Preserve sits atop a portion of the Edwards Limestone containing numerous water-formed caves, sinkholes and smaller openings. “Karst” is the geological term for this type of honey-combed limestone. The Edwards Aquifer is water contained within the karstic limestone of the Edwards formation. The Edwards Aquifer Recharge Zone is a two mile wide area in South Austin where the karstic portions of the Edwards Limestone break the surface of the ground.

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