Enchanted Rock State Natural Area

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Park Rule: On Leash
Restroom: No
Park Size: Large
Small Dog Area: No
Fee: $7.00
Services: Dog Walking
Description

The Enchanted Rock State Natural Area in Texas is one of the largest batholiths in America. This park is part of the National Register of Historic Places for its massive pink granite exfoliation dome. From exceptional hiking and walking trails to over 1,600 recreational areas on the site, Enchanted Rock State Natural Area is also an ideal location to bring your pet.

Even though dogs are no longer allowed on the Summit Trail, on-leash pets are permitted on the Loop Trail below the rock, throughout the day. During the peak season of September thru May, the park may become temporarily unavailable, due to new arrivals and public hunting. 

Apart from this, visitors can bring their furry companions to all designated day-use picnic areas and on the campgrounds, provided they are supervised and on a leash no longer than six feet at all times. The Enchanted Rock State Natural Area pink granite dome rises 425 feet above the terrain, offering guests a spectacular view of the surrounding area. 

Bring your pooch along for a challenging hiking trail, go bird watching, picnicking or star gazing, while enjoying the environment’s diverse plant communities and wildlife, including rabbits, rock and fox squirrels, armadillos, lizards, turkey vultures, and white-tailed deer.

Owners can take advantage of the diverse area attractions and shop, dine, visit museums, listen to music, and much more. It is also important for visitors to bring their water when coming to the Enchanted Rock State Natural Area as the ongoing drought will more than likely shorten the preexisting supply. 

Pet owners should pay attention to your dog at all times and make sure you keep them out of buildings, swim areas, and the food service areas as well. The Enchanted Rock State Natural Area is a fun and challenging place to explore along your furry best friend. Let your dog enjoy this natural wonderland rising above Central Texas as soon as you can!

Address
16710 Ranch Road 965
Fredericksburg, TX 78624
Hours
Mon 8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Tue 8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Wed 8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Thu 8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Fri 8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Sat 8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Sun 8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
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Address
16710 Ranch Road 965
Fredericksburg, TX 78624
Hours
Mon 8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Tue 8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Wed 8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Thu 8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Fri 8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Sat 8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Sun 8:00 AM - 10:00 PM