Backpacking at Enchanted Rock

Trip Overview

This overnight trip is a perfect introduction to backpacking for beginners as well as an opportunity to explore one of the most beautiful and unique parks in Texas.  Enchanted Rock is a huge, pink granite exfoliation dome that rises 425 feet above ground, 1,825 feet above sea level, and covers 640 acres.The entire natural area consists of 1,643 acres on Big Sandy Creek. We will hike into camp on Saturday and spend the rest of the weekend exploring the top of the dome and the surrounding trails. 

Trip Dates

December 7-8, 2019

Depart: December 7, 8am
Return: December 8, 3pm (approximate)

Trip Rating

Beginners Welcome / Moderate Level of Activity.

  • UT students/RecSports members: $70 
  • Non-members: $90 
Registration Information
  1. Click here to register for this trip. Registration closes on Tuesday, December 3, 2019.
  2. Once you complete your online order, please complete and submit the Adventure Trip Participant Information Form
Pre-Trip Meeting

All participants must attend a mandatory pre-trip meeting on December 5, 2019 at 6:30pm. The meeting will take place at the Outdoor Center located inside Gregory Gym (GRE 2.104). 

Cancellation Information

Cancellations must be completed by November 29, 2019 at 5:00pm. No refunds will be given after this date. Refunds will be issued, minus a $20 administrative fee for those participants who cancel by the cancellation date.

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