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A special Time

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

Reviewed 28 April 2018
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 24 July 2016
Grandview, Texas
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28 Apr 2018
“A special Time”
24 Jul 2016
“No longer open to the public”
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Hc 65, Alpine, TX 79830
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Reviewed 28 April 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

Thank nannoland
Reviewed 24 July 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

10  Thank rchkyote
Reviewed 16 February 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

10  Thank silverminer1891
Reviewed 17 March 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

1  Thank custodialmark
Reviewed 5 August 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

4  Thank Maverik2u2
Reviewed 16 May 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

Reviewed 11 April 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

5  Thank Marcos M
Reviewed 28 March 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

6  Thank Jaci M
Reviewed 19 March 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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