Best Place to Camp

TIE: Inks Lake, Enchanted Rock

Besides being built around the same vein of pink granite outcroppings, Inks Lake in Burnet and Enchanted Rock in Fredericksburg have a few more things in common. Both parks feature great hiking, biking, birding, and of course camping. Enchanted Rock offers a more primitive experience; no RVs or pop-up trailers allowed here. However, the exciting climbing and spelunking challenges make it all worthwhile. Now, if your version of camping involves A/C and a golf course, then head to Inks Lake. The 803-acre lake also affords great fishing, boating, and even SCUBA diving opportunities.

Inks Lake State Park
3630 Park Road 4 W., Burnet, 512/793-2223

Enchanted Rock
16710 RR 965, Fredericksburg, 830/685-3636

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