Fun Things to Do in South Llano River State Park

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Managed by the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department, South Llano River State Park is located in the Hill Country of Texas.

This park consists of 2,600 acres along the south bank of the Llano River, opened to the public in 1990.

It's an excellent destination for outdoor activities such as picking, swimming, camping, hiking, and fishing.

Try the fantastic food nearby South Llano River State Park, such as Lum's BBQ and Isaack Restaurant.

Let's explore this park with Tripboba!



Welcome to South Llano River State Park, plenty of water access points, and the water itself is clean and fresh for swimming/floating. Lots of places to swim and hike. The short hike to the top for the scenic overlook is fun. Camping ground seems good too. They have a beautiful river, and there is an assortment of camping styles here. You can do primitive, or ones with a covered picnic area. The wildlife here is lovely, and at night the stars can be seen with the naked eye.


Go to City Sweets Bakery & Cafe to breakfast or lunch before you get a journey to South Llano River State Park. What a fantastic meal and a friendly atmosphere! You can then visit South Llano River State Park, gorgeous and small enough to toss the map aside and walk. It offers hiking, rock climbing, camping, swimming, canoeing, fishing, and exploring. When the weather is hot and humid, in addition to a lake there is a swimming pool in the park for cooling down. Stopped here to get a glimpse of what the park and its amenities. Amazing. The whole park is immaculate and well maintained. There are over 20 miles of hiking, and they have primitive campsites.

City Sweets Bakery & Cafe

Cozy hub with a laid-back vibe offering sweet treats, light cafe fare & pastries.

Address : 1907 Main St, Junction, TX 76849, USA


South Llano River State Park Campground is a beautiful park, friendly campground. It is a great park! Not overly crowded, plenty of space! Excellent place to relax and enjoy the river. Great hikes and bird watching. At night you can enjoy stargazing. The stars at night are big and bright, deep in the heart of Texas. Love the place, camping is great.

South Llano River State Park Campground

Wonderful place for camping with your friends and family.

Address : Junction, TX 76849, USA


During the pandemic spread, it's essential always to wear a mask, keep the physical distancing protocol, and maintain proper hygiene by washing your hands with soap or hand sanitizer.


As a year-round park, South Llano River State Park is an excellent destination for your family vacation. Whether in summer's bright weather, spring's new environment, or autumn's mild and beautiful atmosphere, this park is ready to complete your trip this holiday season. Plan a trip here and have the best moment with the surrounding of natural beauties.


Plenty of hotels near South Llano River State Park are available for your stay. Best Western Dos Rios just 8.1 miles from South Llano River State Park. It features free Wi-Fi, the modern rooms offer 32-inch flat-screen TVs, desks, minifridges, microwaves, and coffeemakers. Then, you get to breakfast is complimentary, as is parking for cars and large vehicles. The next place that is perfect for you to take a relaxing rest at Texas is Americas Best Value Inn, The Legends Inn. This basic lodging is located a 7-mile drive to South Llano River State Park. Minifridges, microwaves, and coffeemakers are offered in each room, free Wi-Fi and TVs with premium cable channels. The property features a seasonal outdoor pool and a shaded picnic area with barbecues.

Americas Best Value Inn

Our hotel is a mere 8 miles away from downtown Fort Worth and other noteworthy attractions such as the Fort Worth Zoo, the Miller Coors Brewing Company, the Southwest Baptist Theological Seminary, and the Fort Worth Convention Center.

South Llano River State Park Campground

Wonderful place for camping with your friends and family.

Address : Junction, TX 76849, USA


Lum's BBQ would be an excellent start for your culinary trip. Please stop by to buy some sandwiches since it is about closing time. All the staff where very humble and helpful loved their hospitality. Food is delicious, fresh, and unusual; you have the chicken along with a pork loin sandwich, a turkey sandwich. Isaack Restaurant is another popular and great restaurant/cafe you can visit. This restaurant serves some authentic American food. The onion rings and chicken fried steak are fantastic. Large portions. The hamburgers are lovely, and everything tastes homemade and fresh.

Lum's BBQ

Cozy, no-nonsense eatery supplying slow-smoked Texas barbecue, including sausage & turkey.

Address : 2031 Main St, Junction, TX 76849, USA

Isaack Restaurant

Offers an extensive range of comfort food, freshly prepared dishes.

Address : 1606 Main St, Junction, TX 76849, USA


There is no gift shop nearby South Llano River State Park. If you want to bring some souvenirs to your home, go to the center of the city to find some memories.