Boerne Off The Beaten Path

  • Original and New Entrances
    Original and New Entrances
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  • The Most Famous Formation
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    Stream in Cave Without a Name

    by AlbuqRay Updated Sep 19, 2004

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    This is the stream at one end of the cave. The cave extends much further but you must go under water to continue. After a rain, this stream can get quite large. The high water mark was 7-8 feet above this level. There is a rare salamander that lives in the stream but we did not see one.

    Clear Water Cave Stream
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    Formations in Cave Without a Name

    by AlbuqRay Written Sep 18, 2004

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    The younger formations tend to be white. Evidently after a rain, enough water pours down from a small hole in the ceiling to partially dissolve this white formation. The rest of the time, it slowly builds up.

    The Most Famous Formation
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    Entrances to Cave Without a Name

    by AlbuqRay Written Sep 18, 2004

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    The original entrance was a 45 foot shaft in what looks like a well in the foreground. Remains of prehistoric animals have been found at the bottom of the shaft. A WPA project built the new entrance, which is a spiral staircase in the structure in the background. They also blasted a 14 foot long hole in a stone wall at the bottom, so you don't have to crawl on your stomach through the original small hole into the main room.

    Original and New Entrances
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    Kronkosky Tower

    by AlbuqRay Written Sep 12, 2004

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    The Kronkosky Tower and grounds are home to the Benedictine Sisters' monastery and their ministries. Programs for senior citizens are offered there. The tower was built in 1911 on a hill overlooking Boerne. I am not sure whether the tower is ever open to the public now. If it were, it would have the best view of anywhere in the area.

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    Cave Bacon Strips

    by AlbuqRay Updated Aug 1, 2015

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    These Cave Without a Name draperies look like bacon strips. They would probably taste differently though.

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    Cave Pools Without a Name

    by AlbuqRay Updated Sep 18, 2004

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    There are spring-fed, crystal clear pools of water in the Cave Without a Name. At the far end, there is even a small stream flowing.

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