Review & Rating of South Llano River State Park in Junction, TX
South Llano River State Park sits on 2600 acres that's home to over 250 species of birds, the largest turkey roost in Central Texas, RV and tent sites, 22 miles of hiking and biking trails, and 2.5 miles of riverfront along the gently flowing Llano River.
The Park is well maintained, scenic, and the sites are partially shaded and very spacious. The roads and sites are paved.
South Llano River State Park has 56 RV sites with water and 30 AMP electricity hook-ups. The sites are very spacious and level with the hook-ups in the middle of the parking pad. Each site also has a covered picnic table and most sites have limited shade. In addition to the RV sites, there are 6 walk-in tent sites with water only.
Some of the other amenities at South Llano River State Park include:
The over two miles of river frontage is good for fishing, tubing, and swimming. Tubes are available for rent and there are multiple put-in and take-out sites. No shuttle service is available. There is also one designated place for paddlers to park and put-in - bring your own canoes or kayaks, or rent locally. Loaner fishing gear is available at the Park office and a State fishing license isn't required.
There are over 22 miles of trails that range from easy to difficult with dramatic inclines. The trails cross river bottoms, steep ridges, and wooded areas. Check out the State Park's interactive trail map o learn more about the trails.
South Llano River State Park is home to one of the largest turkey roosts in Central Texas. Turkeys roost from Oct. 1 through March 31.
When we stay here our intent is to enjoy the spacious, play some games, and cook some delicious meals. We've ridden a couple of the trails and spent a lot of time in the river. We've also played a round of golf on the 9 holes at Junction Golf Club.
Use this interactive map of Junction to find some fun things to see and do in and around Junction.
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