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Sunset Summit Hike

4:45p to 6:45p
Fri, January 14, 2022
Jessica DeBoer
(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).

IMPORTANT: Reservations are required to enter the state natural area on weekends, holidays or school breaks. You can check day pass availability and make reservations online at

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.