Old Tunnel State Park
|Old Tunnel State Park|
|Location||Kendall County, USA|
|Governing body||Texas Parks and Wildlife Department|
Old Tunnel State Park is a railroad tunnel of the Fredericksburg and Northern Railway, which ceased operations in 1942. The property came under the care of Texas Parks and Wildlife Department, and was officially made a state park in 2012. It is located halfway between Fredericksburg and Comfort on the Old San Antonio Road. Since the shut down of the railway, the tunnel has become a bat cave, hosting over 3 million Mexican free-tailed bats and 3000 Cave myotis bats. The bats emerge at sunset during the months of May through October, and viewing is open to the public.
- "Old Tunnel State Park". Texas Parks and Wildlife Department. Retrieved February 6, 2015.
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