Bureau of Economic Geology
Street address:
J.J.Pickle Research Campus

Building 130

10100 Burnet Road

Austin, Texas 78758-4445

Mailing address:
University Station, Box X
Austin, Texas 78713-8924

Telephone: (512) 471-1534
Fax: (512) 471-0140


J.J. Pickle Research Campus (PRC)

Note: The directions given below lead you to the Braker Lane entrance of UT's J. J. Pickle Research Campus, which during Code Yellow security status is open from 6 until 6 Mondays through Fridays. After hours and during times of Code Orange (or higher) security status, the only open entrance is at 10100 Burnet Road. Burnet Road is the second light; turn right and go about 1/4 mile to the entrance on your right, and tell the guard that you are going to Bureau of Economic Geology, Building 130. The guard will give you further directions if you need them.

From IH-35's Braker exit:
Go west on Braker, continuing past the Lamar and Burnet intersections. Shortly past Burnet Road, turn left into the entrance to the J.J. Pickle Research Campus. Distance from IH-35 is about 4 miles (6 km). Traveltime from Austin Bergtrom Airport is about 30 minutes to an hour.

From MoPac's (Loop 1) Braker exit:
Go east on Braker and turn right into the entrance to the J.J. Pickle Research Campus. The main campus entrance is approximately .25 miles down Burnet Road on the right side. Distance from MoPac exit is 1 mile (1.5 km).

From Highway 183:
Coming from the east or west, take the MoPac (Loop 1) North exit. Follow the directions above for the MoPac (Loop 1) Braker exit. Travel time from Austin Bergstrom Airport is about 25 to 45 minutes.

From Loop 360/Capital of Texas Highway
Loop 360/Capital of Texas Highway deadends into the MoPac access road; go north (left) at this intersection and follow the exit to Braker Lane. Follow directions above for MoPac (Loop 1) Braker exit.

Stop at the Guard Station to obtain a Visitor's parking permit. The Bureau, Building 130, is on the left (east) side of the street; the Exploration Geophysics Lab, Building 131, is to the right of the street. Visitor parking is located in the parking lots directly in front of both buildings. Holders of UT's "A," "C," or "Disabled" parking permits may park in either the north or the east lots.

The lower image is a detailed map of the section of the Research Campus where the Bureau is located.