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Enchanted Rock State Natural Area

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Address: 16710 Ranch Road 965, Fredericksburg, TX 78624-6554
Phone Number: +1 830-685-3636
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Enormous pink rock dome that rises 325 feet above a small stream.

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The place is awesome for trail lovers.

We visited the rock, I was so chicken that I stayed below, while everyone else climbed. We ate lunch and finished up with a couple of more trails.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
Badmonkey69
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We visited the rock, I was so chicken that I stayed below, while everyone else climbed. We ate lunch and finished up with a couple of more trails.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We hiked at night and the view at the top was incredible. My sister was able to take some fantastic pictures. The sky was so clear and the stars were so bright. The hike was fun and not hard. They have restrooms and water available at the base.

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Thank Teresa T
Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Great place to get back to Nature. Need to go early because they only allow a certain amount of people and cars at a time. After that you have to wait to get in. Hiking up the Rock is not for everyone.

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Thank Virgil P
Grapevine, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Got their about 9:30am on a Sunday. Great weather for the hike. Moderate level of fitness required to climb. Great views along the way and lots of fun. Definitely recommend a visit while you are in Fredericksburg!

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Thank terbell
South East Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Get to the park early cause it fills up and they close it. It costed 7$ a person and there is many trails to take but most take the hardest which is to the top of the summit. It looks easy but this old 40 year old had to stop twice for air. What you see from the bottom is... More 

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Thank Mike J
Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is such an amazing place to hike with (or without:) a dog in TX. The views are stunning, the air is amazing and there are so many scenic views to take great photos!

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Thank _simayeva
Dallas, Texas
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Enchanted Rock was a fun climb, but nothing really special. We arrived at around 11:30 and were told that it was closed and would reopen at 2:00 p.m. I guess there is only parking for a certain number of guests and then they close it. We came back at 2::00 and were in a very slow moving line of cars... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Unfortunately they don't have room for parking so they have to close the gate until people leave then allow more to enter the park. $7 per person

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Austin, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Its been a while since we visited and what a great day put we had. Super cool weather , and blue sky. Avoid the crowds and do the Loop Trail - great walk , scenery , atmosphere.

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North Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We climbed Enchanted rock in about 30 minutes, definitely takes your breath away. I was surprised at how many people took little kids (like under five) that would likely need to be carried for quite a bit of the way. Once we got to the top we did a 360 turn and became curious about the rock next door with... More 

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