Crews Rescue 2 Hikers Who Fell onto Rocks at a North Texas Park

Crews rescued two hikers who fell off of a trail and down onto the rocks at a North Texas park.[[416156163,C]]

It's happened at about 3:30 p.m. Tuesday at Lake Mineral Wells State Park & Trailway in Mineral Wells.

Rescuers used ropes to pull the hikers off the rocks and up to safety, according to officials.

There is no word yet on injuries. However, no one was transported to a hospital.

According to the park's website, Lake Mineral Wells State Park is one of the closest climbing areas to Dallas/Fort Worth. The climbing area is a small maze of sandstone conglomerate bluffs named Penitentiary Hollow.

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