E.g., Aug 9 2022
E.g., Aug 9 2022
Sunset Summit Hike
Fri, 1/14/2022 4:45pm to 6:45pm
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Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
16710 Ranch Rd. 965
, , 78624
United States (830) 685-3636

Join a ranger as we catch the last rays of a dying day from the top of Enchanted Rock.

We'll explore the golden hour of photography and the transition time between day and night.
Please bring a flashlight or headlamp for the return walk.

Meet at the Gazebo at the beginning of the Summit Trail.

Time: About 2 hours.
Distance: 1.5 miles round trip.
Elevation gain: 425 feet.


  • Sturdy walking or hiking shoes
  • Plenty of water (water will likely be unavailable on-site)
  • Sunscreen
  • Dress for the weather
  • Flashlight or headlamp (do not rely on your cell phone flashlight).

IMPORTANTReservations are required to enter the state natural area Friday through Sunday, holidays or school breaks. You can check day pass availability and make reservations online at TexasStateParks.ReserveAmerica.com.

Entrance fees: $8/adult; children 12 and under are free; no additional fees for park programs. Entry is free with a Texas State Parks Pass.

All programs are weather dependent -- if it rains, the Summit Trail and all elevated trails and areas of the park are closed.

Things To Do: 
Hiking/ walking
Entrance fees to park apply
All ages