LYNDON B. JOHNSON NATIONAL HISTORIC PARK
199 Park Road 52, Stonewall, TX 78671
Distance from King River Ranch: 6.8 miles (8 minutes)
We are proud to be located in the hometown of our 36th president, Lyndon B. Johnson. Minutes from his ancestral ranch known as the 'Texas White House', this unique site offers tours of the Hill Country Ranch that hosted the men and women from every part of the world that shaped the most revolutionary decades in history, changing our country's destiny. They also host amazing events throughout the year open to the public.
PEDERNALES FALLS STATE PARK
2585 Park Road 6026, Johnson City, TX 78636
Distance from King River Ranch: 23.0 miles (28 minutes)
At Pedernales Falls State Park, you can camp, hike, mountain bike, picnic, bird watch and take a trail ride on horseback. On the river, you can swim, wade, tube or fish. Look for local wildlife and plants at the bird blind and butterfly garden. Arguably the prettiest state park in Texas.
EXOTIC RESORT ZOO
235 Zoo Trail. Johnson City, TX 78636
Distance from King River Ranch: 15.7 miles (17 minutes)
A one-of-a-kind preserve where several endangered species of animals have a chance to increase their numbers and at the same time allowing people to enjoy their beauty and company. Everyone has a chance to have hands on experience with all the animals. You not only can see them, but you can touch them!
THE SCULPTURE RANCH AND GALLERIES
377 Shiloh Road, Johnson City, TX 78636
Distance from King River Ranch: 8.4 miles (16 minutes)
The Mediterranean-like setting provides a showcase for contemporary art ranging from sculptures to paintings by national and international artists. This center of fine art draws visitors from all around the world that includes 14,000 sq. ft. of studios with a fine arts library, exhibit galleries featuring 40 years of Bernini's work as well as other consequential Italian artists.
HILL COUNTRY SCIENCE MILL
101 South Lady Bird Lane, Johnson City, TX 78636
Distance from King River Ranch: 10.6 miles (11 minutes)
The Science Mill's thematic exhibits focus onengineering, computer sciences, life sciences, earth sciences and
energy and help visitors develop an understanding of the world of opportunity to be found in these pursuits. Their team searched throughout the world to purposefully select installations blending art, interactive kinetic technology, augmented reality, and computer-game-based learning with more traditional hands-on experiences. We are so proud to have this world-class center of Science as our neighbor.
TEXAS TRAIL RIDES
Texas Trail Rides has several ranches throughout the Hill Country, and we are fortunate enough to have one of them in Johnson City. They offer endless trails and an abundance of wildlife at their Johnson City location.
FREDERICKSBURG BALLOON RIDES
Distance from King River Ranch: 12 miles (14 minutes)
Few experiences can combine thrill and tranquility like floating above the treetops and riding the peaceful Texas breeze. A hot air balloon ride is one of the most fascinating adventures you will ever embark upon and can take off just minutes down the road in our neighboring town of Stonewall, TX.
OF THE PACIFIC WAR
340 East Main Street, Fredericksburg, TX 78624
Distance from King River Ranch: 23.2 miles (26 minutes)
The Gallery's state-of-the-art 33,000 square foot exhibition, centered on World War II's Pacific campaign; features 40 media installations, approximately 900 artifacts in 97 climate-controlled cases, 15 macro-artifacts, and hundreds of photographs.