South Llano River State Park
Things to Do
The park offers approximately 18 miles of hiking/biking trails, 58 campsites with water and electricity, six walk-in tent sites, and five hike-in primitive campsites. The park is open year round. The Turkey Roost area of the park is also open year round, with restricted hours from Oct. 1 - March 31 (10 a.m. to 3 p.m.).
Take a virtual tour with our Interactive Trails Map.
South Llano River State Park is an International Dark Sky Park. Learn more:
- South Llano River State Park Designated as an International Dark Sky Park
- Stargazing at South Llano State Park
- Upcoming stargazing events
If you plan to swim at the park, read through our swimming safety tips before you come.
Outfitters & Guide Services
Canoe rentals, kayak rentals and shuttle services for the Llano River are available. Contact the park or the Junction Chamber of Commerce, (325) 446-3190, for current contact information on the businesses that offer these services.
The park offers a variety of educational opportunities. Check the calendar for upcoming events or contact the park for special tours.
- Birds of South Llano River State Park and Walter Buck Wildlife Management Area: A Field Checklist
- Ask about the Junior Ranger Explorer Packs available for free checkout at the park!
Nearby attractions include Kerrville-Schreiner Park; Fort McKavett State Historic Site; Admiral Nimitz Museum State Historic Site - National Museum of the Pacific War; Enchanted Rock State Natural Area; the city of Junction, featuring historic markers and buildings; Schreiner Park; Texas Tech Center; and the O.C. Fisher Museum and Library.