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Woodward Ranch

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My husband and I travel there In our motorhome an spent 3 great days rock hunting. We just had to... read more

Reviewed April 28, 2018
nannoland
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Lake Charles, Louisiana
No longer open to the public

This was one of the best rock hunting places in the area. The Woodward family were so nice and... read more

Reviewed July 24, 2016
rchkyote
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Grandview, Texas
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Reviewed April 28, 2018

My husband and I travel there In our motorhome an spent 3 great days rock hunting. We just had to tell him what we were hunting an he would tell us where to go in our Jeep, give us the combination or key to get...More

Date of experience: May 2017
1  Thank nannoland
Reviewed July 24, 2016

This was one of the best rock hunting places in the area. The Woodward family were so nice and accommodating to all of us crazy rock hunters crawling all over the area. I heard last week from the owner of a rock shop in the...More

Date of experience: July 2016
11  Thank rchkyote
Reviewed February 16, 2016

This old ranch that people have visited for decades was SOLD last year and the new owner doesn't allow the public any longer. So goes another great place to visit. But the new owner has ever right to their privacy. So we send our enjoy...More

Date of experience: February 2016
10  Thank silverminer1891
Reviewed March 17, 2015

i visited long ago. but bro is conected by buzness of prvious hobby. ( bro's rock shop/jewlery store in Marfa) got early rock stock from here. see the 'travel channels ' cash & treasures with kristian gumm? episode 'RED PLUME AGATE' as i tell other,...More

Date of experience: April 2014
1  Thank custodialmark
Reviewed August 5, 2013

Great visit out to the woodward ranch. We ventured out on a sweltering day and did some 4x4'ing looking for the elusive rock. Its the only place on the planet that you can find it and we finally did. There were a plethora of other...More

Date of experience: August 2013
4  Thank Maverik2u2
Reviewed May 16, 2013

Owner was a total doll. For the $5 entry fee you can stay as long as you want (until close that is). To me everything looked alike but my son had a knack for it. He found some gorgeous pieces. The price per pound for...More

Date of experience: December 2012
6  Thank Review-skiiii
Reviewed April 11, 2013

I came here with some friends not knowing exactly how much fun could be had looking for geodes and semi-precious stones. We had a blast! There were wonderful agates to be found atop the ground. This was the highlight of our trip to West Texas...More

Date of experience: May 2012
5  Thank Marcos M
Reviewed March 28, 2012

We went to Needle Peak on March 10th, 2012. The weather was cool and just perfect for rockhunting - not yet blistering hot, as it will be in another month! We were rewarded - found a lot of amazing agate. This was our 2nd trip...More

Date of experience: March 2012
6  Thank Jaci M
Reviewed March 19, 2012

This was the 3rd time that we have been in over 20 years of visiting the area. This time took the grandkids, and it was just as fun for them. The owner is a retired school teacher and great with small children. When we got...More

9  Thank nellienurse
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