National Natural Landmarks

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 ; Gillespie County, TX ; Llano County, TX ; Llano County, TX

Year designated: 1971

Acres: 667

Ownership: State

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