What Can’t You Do in Llano?



Llano is nationally known as the “Deer Capital of Texas” and hosts many  hunters seeking the abundance of white-tailed deer in the fall and winter  seasons. The Llano Chamber of Commerce hosts a Hunters’ Welcome each  Friday before deer season opens. 


Year-round fishing in the picturesque Llano River and surrounding  Highland Lakes makes Llano a sportsman’s dream destination. Usually the  best time to fish the Llano River for bass is October and November when the  fish are most active. The Guadalupe bass is only found in the Texas Hill  Country and offers great sport for fly casters. 


Badu Park is located downtown along the north bank of the Llano River.  Full RV hookups, extensive playground, and covered pavilions along with  a spectacular view of the bridge makes Badu Park a favorite setting for locals  and visitor alike. Robinson Park is located on West Hwy 152 just 2 miles west of downtown.  RV hookups, tent camping, picnic tables, full playground, swimming pool,  and large covered pavilion are all nestled under a canopy of oak trees.  This is a great place to swim in the river or launch a canoe or kayak. Both of  these parks are supervised by the City of Llano. Call 325-247-4158 for  information.

Kayaking and Canoeing

Our Hill Country waters are inviting! The beautiful clear waters of the Llano  River are perfect for kayaking or canoeing. Access is available at either city  park. The Castell General Store rents water toys and is located about 17 miles  west and upstream where fun is found at the General Store!  Ask Randy or  Karen for fishing advice and a great cabin on the water.  A short 17-mile drive east of Llano is Lake Buchanan, the second largest of  the Highland Lakes in Central Texas with a length of 30 miles and a width at  the widest point of just under 5 miles. Lake Buchanan has a shoreline of 124  miles. The lake is very popular with boaters, fishermen, campers and  swimmers.

Rock Hunting

Rockhounds from around the world descend on Llano throughout the year  to hunt for the elusive “Lanite” or pan for gold in the Llano River.  The Llano  Uplift, an appropriately named area of Texas that features exposed rock  formations is well-known for its variety of minerals and has been home to  many quarries.  Llano is also the home of Enchanted Rock a massive dome of  solid granite famed in Indian legend and said to be a site of human sacrifice  and healing.


The Llano River Golf & RV Resort is a challenging 18 hole course. Its natural beauty and wildlife, along the picturesque Llano River which provides a beautiful backdrop to your golf outing. The pro shop has a complete line of golf equipment and apparel.

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