Enchanted Rock State Park - Legend states Tonkawa Indians named this popular 425-foot pink granite batholith, believing a Spanish conquistador cast a spell on it, making magical ghost fires glow at the top. Visitors can enjoy primitive backpacking, camping, hiking, technical rock climbing, picnicking, geological study, bird watching, and star gazing.
10 Amazing Waterfalls Within Reach - WESTCAVE PRESERVE Less than an hour's drive from Austin, Tex. Take a guided hike down into a cool cave formation featuring lush, green ferns under a canopy of cypress trees. The short trail ends in an enchanting grotto where water cascades over a broken rock formation, a unique setting in the heart of the Texas Hill Country. Best time to visit: Year-round, but open to the public only on weekends.