Enchanted Rock State Natural Area

5 01 2010

I shot this photograph of my dad and my cousin Bill in the 90s when we took a day trip to Fredericksburg, Texas. Enchanted Rock State Natural Area spans more than 1600 acres north of Fredericksburg. The Rock is a pink granite exfoliation dome that rises 425 feet above ground, 1825 feet above sea level, and covers 640 acres. Now that’s a big rock! It is one of the largest underground rock formations uncovered by erosion (batholiths) in the U.S.

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6 01 2010
deb

We haven’t been since the youngest was about four. Our boys scaled that thing like mini mountain goats.

6 01 2010
cindydyer

Hi Deb! That’s right, you’re in Texas, aren’t you?

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