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Enchanted Rock

Enchanted Rock
Enchanted Rock

Enchanted Rock, located within Enchanted Rock State Natural Area, is one of the largest rock mountains in the United States. It is a classic illustration of a batholith and of the exfoliation process. The coarse-grained pink granite is massive and uniform in composition and texture, and is some of the oldest igneous rock known in North America.

Location: Gillespie County, TX ; Llano County, TX

Year designated: 1971

Acres: 667

Ownership: State

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Last Updated: June 28, 2012