Enchanted Rock

Took the lil' guys on an hour & a half drive 
through the beautiful hill country
 to hike Enchanted Rock :)

"Enchanted Rock is a known as a batholith - a large rounded dome of granite that formed as a pocket of magma under the surface of the Earth. Estimates place the occurance of this formation at up to 1 billion years ago and the rock here is some of the oldest to be found in North America. Over time the surrounding limestone, a type of rock that more quickly erodes, began to weather away until the granite formation has finally begun to appear above the surface. Enchanted Rock is the second largest granite batholith in the United States. Elevation 800 feet at the summit"
  






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