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Address: 16710 Ranch Rd. 965, Fredericksburg, TX 78624
Phone Number: (830) 685-3636
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Enormous pink rock dome that rises 325 feet above a small stream.

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Beautiful area, unspoiled

Beautiful natural area with wild vegetation on rocky trails and granite dome. We did not climb to the summit due to the summer heat, but we plan to return when a little cooler... read more

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

Beautiful natural area with wild vegetation on rocky trails and granite dome. We did not climb to the summit due to the summer heat, but we plan to return when a little cooler and try to hit the peak, then travel over the other side to see the caves there.

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Franconia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

I'm glad my brother talked me into going. It's just a huge dome of granite. There are some large boulders scattered about that look like some sort of sedimentary type rock. The top is 400 feet up from the base, and was not too difficult of a walk. But if you are clumsy or not sure footed, don't go. The... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Loved this excursion! We didn't quite know what to expect, but really enjoyed it and plan to do it again with our kids one day.

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Thank Laura R
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Beautiful place, very nice park ranger that did our tour at 9:30 and told us some of the history and about wildlife and etc... We made it about 1/4-1/2 way up it and stopped at the camel rock. Not for the faint of heart...especially in the summer. I'm glad we went and experienced it though. Get there early, at 9am... More 

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Thank Tammy S
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Do not go at noon in july. The climb was pretty intense. It was pretty tho. Bring cold water and some snacks.. we stoped under some trees a few times to take breakes.. i would recommend it but just later n the day. Have fun.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Summit trail is an easy 30 minute hike that gets you unbelievable views of the area around. Me and my two year old went to the top and she loved every minute of it. It's a must do in Fredericksburg.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Little to no parking. Its a hike/walk straight up the rock. You will sweat, especially in this heat. Go in the early morning or late afternoon when the sun is a little more forgiving. There are a few areas where you might see some small critters peak out but I've never seen anything to be scared of. Once you're at... More 

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Garland, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A little scary going up, especially if you're afraid of heights. Wear good traction shoes and take water! It's hot up there!

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Thank sk0wen
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We overslept the morning we wanted to go for a hike so we spent the day shopping & touring the town. We left Fredericksburg around 6:30pm. Arrive around 6:45. We did a self-pay permit for hiking. There was a few others hiking but there wasn't a crowd. The summit trail hike, with one rest near the top, only took us... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited wine country for the first time as we are new to Texas. We climbed the summit trail, took us 20 minutes. Both of us are active. Nice scenery and it is 420ft climb (approx). We also jogged the 4 mile Loop Trail. It made for a great Sunday morning. Easy to find and park. There's a $7 per... More 

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