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Enchanted Rock State Natural Area

Address: 16710 Ranch Rd. 965, Fredericksburg, TX 78624
Phone Number: (830) 685-3636
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Educational Sites, Mysterious Sites, Geologic Formations, Parks, State Parks, Hiking Trails, Outdoors
Activities: Hiking, Birdwatching, Rock climbing, Backpacking, Camping, Picnicking
Owner description: Enormous pink rock dome that rises 325 feet above a small stream.
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Type: Educational Sites, Mysterious Sites, Geologic Formations, Parks, State Parks, Hiking Trails, Outdoors
Activities: Hiking, Birdwatching, Rock climbing, Backpacking, Camping, Picnicking
Hours:
Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Owner description: Enormous pink rock dome that rises 325 feet above a small stream.
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The Woodlands, Texas
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19 reviews 19 reviews
8 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014 NEW

Bring comfy shoes and water. There are multiple trails and loops to explore. The view from the top is beautiful. Enchanted rock is just a short drive from fredericksburg.

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42 reviews 42 reviews
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16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

We love every minute of exploring at Enchanted Rock. We can hike casually and take in the sights of beautiful rocks and vegetation or explore endless nooks and crannies, climbing alluring boulders and rocks. Every formation captures our curiosity and awe.

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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

Great way to spend an afternoon. Reasonable fee to enter the park for the day and tons of trails to hike. We hiked the main rock and it was awesome. It was a great time fantastic views from the top. It is a more difficult hike than it looks and we saw several people coming down before making it to... More 

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Houston,Texas
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35 reviews 35 reviews
3 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

This park is a decent ride from downtown Fredericksburg. It is a nice park for walking. Very family friendly. $7 per person to enter.

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Harlingen
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45 reviews 45 reviews
11 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

I didn't climb Enchanted Rock because of bad knees, but I found a comfortable vantage spot to sit and look at my family climbing. Grandpa (my husband) said he would take our little 1 year granddaughter down the steps and to look around. The next thing I noticed I see him and a little tot at a clearing half way... More 

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Houston, Texas
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

This is a great natural wonder to visit with friends or family. You can hike around the base of it and several other mounds, hike to the top, brave the caves, scramble, or climb. This place attracts people of various fitness levels.

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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

A gigantic and wonderful round dome jutting from the hill country. Take a flashlight for the return after dark. One of Texas's finest places!

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Starks, Louisiana, United States
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

lots of area to get away from people and just take in the scenery.some of the trails not marked well.walked about 10 miles.very nice park.

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Sealy, United States
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

We have been to Enchanted Rock several times with kids and grandkids. We have actually climbed to the top! Last time we went in August with friends. It was too hot to climb but we walked around the base.

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Perth, Australia
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5 reviews 5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

Do the quieter trails especially the loop , very pretty in autumn, the rock is awesome with great views,

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