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Enchanted Rock State Natural Area

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Address: 16710 Ranch Rd. 965, Fredericksburg, TX 78624
Phone Number: (830) 685-3636
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Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Activities: Hiking, Camping, Rock climbing, Picnicking, Birdwatching, Backpacking
Description: Enormous pink rock dome that rises 325 feet above a small stream.

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A SUNBURN IN JANUARY!

Travelers - EXPLORE TEXAS STATE PARKS, the are a fine reflection of their state. This "rock" is just that - A BIG (ok REALLY BIG) rock. The climb is gradual and worth the effort... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 26, 2015
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Milton, WI
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New Orleans, Louisiana
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

I spent a night in Enchanted Rock on my summer road trip recently. The summit hike was steep, but short, and it took very little time to reach the top and see the incredible views. I decided to try and take a different way back down to meet up with Loop Trail, which is a four mile hike around the... More 

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Milton, WI
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

Travelers - EXPLORE TEXAS STATE PARKS, the are a fine reflection of their state. This "rock" is just that - A BIG (ok REALLY BIG) rock. The climb is gradual and worth the effort to get to the top. About 2/3 up the rock my wife told me I was getting a little red - and I never expected to... More 

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13 reviews 13 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW

This place is amazing and has activities for everyone. Walking, running, rock climbing, hiking camping etc.This park did not disappoint and only takes a few hours to hike around and enjoy the sites, climb the rock

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015 NEW

This large granite is such a unique feature in this part of Texas. I remember going here on an 8th grade field trip and thinking it was just incredible so I was anxious to take my kids here. It did not disappoint. It really only takes a few hours to hike around and enjoy the sites, climb the rock, etc.... More 

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Wilmington, North Carolina, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

I have been here many times over 50 years, camping, hiking, and picnicking. I finally made it back after being away for five years. It is always great to be here. We have a standard hike: up Little Rock from the campground, down to Echo Canyon, up Enchanted Rock along rock slabs and boulders, and down back side ridge (watch... More 

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Livingston, Texas, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

We went here on a prayer mission, and was pleased at the panoramic view, and solitude. It takes some effort to reach the summit, but worth the sweat and sore muscles.

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Kerrville, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

This is a nice park area just outside of Fredricksburg,Tx. I was having a brew,at the Fredricksburg brewing Co. I asked the waiter if it was really worth visiting. I was assured it was. If you love the outdoors and hiking,this is for you. I would save the trip for a ice cold brew,for afterwards,as you will need your strength... More 

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Wimberley, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

I probably would give this 5 stars but I used to live in Lawrenceville, Georgia which is just a hop, skip and a jump from Stone Mountain. Enchanted rises 425 ft above the surrounding area and is pink granite, Stone Mountain is quartz that rises 825 ft above the terrain. Both are breathtaking but Stone Mountain is much larger. Take... More 

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Big Island, Hawaii
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

Lovely walkies! I really don't have anything else to say about it but TA won't let me out until I've typed 100 characters.

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San Antonio, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

Definitely do not rush to get to the top. It is all about the journey! Today we took the summit trail to go up and to get down. The view was incredible. Definitely take a moment to take a break and inhale the view. The summit trail is actually tougher than it looks but worth it. We haven't tried the... More 

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