Old Tunnel State Park, Fredericksburg

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  • Very small state park off the beaten path. It's famous for the two million bats who live in the tunnel and fly out every night at dusk. A local volunteer interpreter shares some of the history of the ...  more »
  • Have lived in Fredericksburg 26 years now & am proud to say the park services have really spruced up the area around the tunnel . Had a delightful hike with my wife & grandson recently .  more »
  • A fun place to watch the bats head out for the evening. Other than that, there is not very much going on here. A small place for a short hike.  more »
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  • Cool place to check out with kids. And there is a little bridge at the bottom you can look into the tunnel before the bats come out. The park ranger that told the story was very informative and nice. Very hot in the summer time but was a good experience nevertheless.
  • Great place to go check out the bats leaving the tunnel at dusk. I do however recommend arriving early to secure a paid spot at the lower observation deck, the view from there is priceless! Definitely an experience worth waiting for
  • Interesting place! Has been a few years now since we've been there but was neat looking through it and seeing the bats swarming in the middle of it during the day time! A good extra stop for a road trip for sure!
  • Great park. We will be back in the summer to see the bats. Lots of hikingbut a bit steep for those now steady on their feet. Gorgeous yummy restaurant eight down the road.
  • beautiful drive out. great volunteers to answer questions. small hiking park with interesting history.
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