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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, State Parks, Hiking Trails, Sights & Landmarks, Outdoor Activities, Nature & Parks
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, State Parks, Hiking Trails, Sights & Landmarks, Outdoor Activities, Nature & Parks
Activities: Hiking, Birdwatching, Rock climbing, Backpacking, Camping, Picnicking
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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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San Antonio, Texas
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23 reviews 23 reviews
9 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015 NEW

This is a wonderful location and a semi difficult trek. I've been here multiple times and my husband even proposed to me here :) Love love We like to go to the top and picnic for a while.

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Spring Branch
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30 reviews 30 reviews
9 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015 NEW

We enjoy hiking here. I believe there is something for every skill level, beginner to advanced. It is a beautiful area with excellent history.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

I thought we would be the only campers on December 31st, but turns out we weren't the only people who wanted to spend a dreary, freezing New Year's Eve + Day at Enchanted Rock. We had a campsite with access to a clean restroom (had showers, as well), running water, tent pad, covered picnic table, and fire pit. You can... More 

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Fredericksburg, Texas
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

My granddaughters and I could NOT have been more impressed--nature and access to it--very fine! We spent the day there--brought our own water and hunkered down in the entrance to cave. Better yet, we saw many living organisms on a seemingly stark rock surface.

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Abilene, Texas
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21 reviews 21 reviews
6 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Being from Texas, we often brag about our State. Of the many unique sites, one of my favorites is Enchanted Rock State Park in Fredericksburg, Tx. There are many things to do rock climbing/bouldering (technical and free) , camping (back country or camp grounds). star gazing (so clear at night), and hiking-can take the different loops around the back of... More 

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Texas, United States
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

My husband and I got engaged on Enchanted rock back in 2012. The scenery is beautiful and it's worth the hike.

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Tyler, Texas
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60 reviews 60 reviews
31 attraction reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

My husband and I did a trail run here on January 2nd. It was cold, misty and absolutely wonderful. We had the place nearly to ourselves. The summit was closed because it was too wet, but we did the loop trail and it was around 5 miles, start to finish. We were here a few years ago with the kids... More 

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Arlington, Texas
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15 reviews 15 reviews
8 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

My husband and I had just been married a few months and he wanted to take me to see this enchanted rock, so off we went. when I got there It was like whoa.That's a big rock. I didn't know if I could climb it or not. I 'am 58 yrs old. don't exercise alot But I thought ok I'll... More 

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Lone Oak, Texas
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79 reviews 79 reviews
20 attraction reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

Nice hiking and a wealth of great climbing, crack, featured, and slab. Backside is usually less travelled. Great birding too, in the early mornings, and later in the afternoon. Camp at Moss Lake for a true ERock experience. You'll love it!

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San Antonio, TX
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37 reviews 37 reviews
19 attraction reviews
111 helpful votes 111 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

Good hike to the top with great views at the top where you can walk around. If you don't walk much, you will be out of breath, but doable, just pace yourself …..it's still a fun hike for someone who doesn't exercise regularly each day. You can choose to hike it fast or slowly….nice wide walking space.

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