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The only earthquake-formed cave in the United States is in San Marcos, Texas. The residents of Oak Heights can experience the earthquake-formed caves at Wonder World Park. The park provides tours of the Balcones Fault Line which has been an area attraction for more than 100 years. Another attraction in the park is the topsy-turvy world of the Anti-Gravity House. In that house, everything is backwards – even water is running up hill.
San Marcos is between two larger cities in Texas: Austin, the state capitol, and San Antonio, home of the Alamo. Residents of Oak Heights have easy access to both of these cities. The San Marcos Outlet Centers is an attraction that draws visitors from Austin, San Antonio, Houston and many other cities in the state. The shopping is fantastic and the outlet has a reputation for great deals. The outlets have more than 200 name brand stores. A shuttle is provided to and from the San Marcos Outlet Centers.
Riding on the glass bottom boats at the San Marcos Aquarena Center is always popular with the residents of San Marcos. The Aquarena Center is an environmental learning facility and offers tours of an endangered species exhibit which features the San Marcos Salamander, the Texas Blind Salamander and Texas wild rice. San Marcos is famous for its natural springs, which are now located at the bottom of Spring Lake and can be viewed through the glass bottom boats. The springs are fascinating to see.
Texas State University is on the tree-lined banks of the San Marcos River. The campus is beautiful with its many flowers and pecan trees. San Marcos Park has three miles of jogging trails, playground equipment, picnic tables, basketball courts, and volley ball courts. Residents of San Marcos can watch and participate in a variety of sports.