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Woodward Ranch

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Hc 65, Alpine, TX 79830
+1 432-364-2271
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No longer open to the public

This was one of the best rock hunting places in the area. The Woodward family were so nice and... read more

Reviewed 24 July 2016
Grandview, Texas
Not there anymore

This old ranch that people have visited for decades was SOLD last year and the new owner doesn't... read more

Reviewed 17 February 2016
Creede, Colorado
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24 Jul 2016
“No longer open to the public”
16 Feb 2016
“Not there anymore”
Hc 65, Alpine, TX 79830
Hc 65, Alpine, TX 79830
+1 432-364-2271
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JPMiles / Payback Arrow
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
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Reviewed 24 July 2016

This was one of the best rock hunting places in the area. The Woodward family were so nice and accommodating to all of us crazy rock hunters crawling all over the area. I heard last week from the owner of a rock shop in the...More

8  Thank rchkyote
Reviewed 17 February 2016

This old ranch that people have visited for decades was SOLD last year and the new owner doesn't allow the public any longer. So goes another great place to visit. But the new owner has ever right to their privacy. So we send our enjoy...More

8  Thank silverminer1891
Reviewed 17 March 2015

i visited long ago. but bro is conected by buzness of prvious hobby. ( bro's rock shop/jewlery store in Marfa) got early rock stock from here. see the 'travel channels ' cash & treasures with kristian gumm? episode 'RED PLUME AGATE' as i tell other,...More

1  Thank custodialmark
Reviewed 5 August 2013

Great visit out to the woodward ranch. We ventured out on a sweltering day and did some 4x4'ing looking for the elusive rock. Its the only place on the planet that you can find it and we finally did. There were a plethora of other...More

4  Thank Maverik2u2
Reviewed 16 May 2013

Owner was a total doll. For the $5 entry fee you can stay as long as you want (until close that is). To me everything looked alike but my son had a knack for it. He found some gorgeous pieces. The price per pound for...More

Reviewed 11 April 2013

I came here with some friends not knowing exactly how much fun could be had looking for geodes and semi-precious stones. We had a blast! There were wonderful agates to be found atop the ground. This was the highlight of our trip to West Texas...More

5  Thank Marcos M
Reviewed 28 March 2012

We went to Needle Peak on March 10th, 2012. The weather was cool and just perfect for rockhunting - not yet blistering hot, as it will be in another month! We were rewarded - found a lot of amazing agate. This was our 2nd trip...More

6  Thank Jaci M
Reviewed 19 March 2012

This was the 3rd time that we have been in over 20 years of visiting the area. This time took the grandkids, and it was just as fun for them. The owner is a retired school teacher and great with small children. When we got...More

8  Thank nellienurse
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