Packsaddle Mountain Historic Pen- By the side of the roadway in between Austin and Llano, this granite pen is very easy to miss out on. There is a “Historical pen 1 mile” from either direction and also it’s right below at the junction of State Road 71 and State Road 309. Stop and pay tribute to those who have actually preceded us. The marker reviews: “2 as well as one-half miles east on the Packsaddle Mountain. In a battle fought August 4, 1873, Captain J.P Moss, Stephen B. Manager, William B. Moss, Eli Lloyd, Arc Martin, Pink Ayers, E.D. Harrington and also Robert Brown directed a band of Indians thrice their number. The last Indian fight in this region. Put up by the State of Texas, 1936.”
Lyndon B. Johnson State Historical Park- Extremely good park for photos !! Drive along the path and also let the children run and play! Old school play area with see saw, slide, and also swings !! Bluebonnets along the roadway … Public toilets, picnic tables as well as lovely trees … Gorgeous patch of blooming colorful blossoms.
Roy B Inks Bridge- A two-lane four-span through-truss bridge that was integrated in 1936 as well as lugs State Roadway 71 across the Llano River and also links up both halves of the City of Llano. Updated and also enhanced in 2006 when a new east side pathway was included.
Johnson Settlement Trail- he attribute of the walking is Sam as well as Eliza Johnson’s old house. They were LBJ’s grandparents. Don’t puzzle this spot with the LBJ cattle ranch concerning 14 miles away. This is a really flat enjoyable 1 mile walk via open pasture that has some longhorns, steeds, a barn, the old cabin, and so on. Things are preserved as part of the national forest system, as well as there are a couple of details indications to allow you recognize the background of the spot.