south llano river state park

The Sky’s the Limit at South Llano River State Park

February 3, 2023 | By Melissa Gaskill

The Texas State Parks system marks its 100th anniversary this year. With 89 parks, natural areas, and historic sites to choose from, visitors can experience all kinds of different outdoor activities.

South Llano River State Park, a Treasured Hill Country Haven, is Getting a New Headquarters and Bridge

September 12, 2022 | By Pam LeBlanc

South Llano River State Park, a former goat and sheep ranch that’s now a beloved outdoors playground on the edge of the Texas Hill Country, is getting a new headquarters building, new low-water crossing bridge, and an amphitheater.

How One Houston Family Visited All 89 Texas State Parks—And More

August 8, 2022 | By Natalia Gonzalez Blanco Serrano

At the Confluence of the North & South Llano Rivers, Junction Is More Than a Fly Fisher’s Paradise

October 4, 2018 | By Jane Kellogg Murray

I was lured to Kimble County by my fly fisher husband—his heart set on hooking the fabled Guadalupe bass and learning a trick or two at the annual Oktoberfisch fly-fishing festival. For three days every October, the Fredericksburg Fly Fishers invite first-timers and avid anglers to their event along the Llano River in Junction. The town—known as The Land of Living Waters, a nod to the county’s abundance of flowing waterways—sits where the North and South Llano rivers meet, so it’s a prime locale for such a fest.

Lure of Llano

March 11, 2015 | By E. Dan Klepper

Shades of an urban beat have finally arrived in Llano, a Hill Country community along the Llano River and the default capital of the Llano Uplift, the ancient dome of characteristic pink granite poking out of the Edwards Plateau.

The June 2024 cover of Texas Highways: Treasures from the Coast

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