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Texas whitewater, Llano River

Llano county, Llano to FM 3404 section whitewater kayaking, rafting, and paddling information.

 

CLASS II-III(IV)     19 miles
  The average Texas whitewater rafting or kayaking river tends to be a bit easier to master than those in other states, so if you're not from around here don't forget that lots of rivers in this state are good for beginners. This stretch of Llano River is 19 miles long and is rated by American Whitewater as a class II-III(IV) section. The starting location is a short drive from Kerrville, please print out a copy of the road map further down
    the page so you won’t get lost. Whether you're whitewater rafting or kayaking there are lots of good rivers for that around here. If you hurry you can run this stretch in a day but why not make it an overnighter, so go ahead
and pack your camping stuff. The campgrounds here at Llano River are pretty good. The nature scenery of Llano County and the cool fresh water will make you feel great. You might have to settle for a hotel a bit away from the river if you want to stay the night, but do book a room before you come because it is a very popular destination. This is one of a small number of paddling sections in this river system, there are a few others too.

Briefly
 
about the general area:
Salt Hollow is a nice site to stop by in the vicinity of Llano River, and during your spree here you'll meet some folks from Llano for sure. Llano River is in the vicinity of Inks Lake State Park which is a lovely spot. Take a hike on the Cedar Point Recreation Area Trail; you can have a magnificent hiking adventure along the Inks Lake State Park Trail. An average amount of rain falls at Llano River. The month with most of the rain is May; the driest month is January. For the duration of the months of summer at Llano River temperatures are typically in the 90's.

Llano River, Llano to FM 3404 road map
Printable road map with the put-in and take-out locations clearly marked.

   

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OUTDOORS
These outdoors activities are available near Llano River.
 Whitewater Near Llano River:
Llano River, Llano County, 7 miles away
      Class II-III(IV) - 19 miles long (Llano to FM 3404)
Sandy Creek, Llano County, 10 miles away
      Class II+ - 4 miles long (Llano CR 310 to SH 71)
Colorado River, Burnet County, 11 miles away
      Class V - 1 miles long (Lake Buchanan Dam to SH 29)
Sixmile Creek, Llano County, 14 miles away
      Class III - 5 miles long (FM 2323 to FM 152)
Cherokee Creek, San Saba County, 19 miles away
      Class III-IV - 9 miles long (FM 501 to Colorado Bend SRA Road)
Crabapple Creek, Gillespie County, 21 miles away
      Class IV+ - 8 miles long (Eckert Road to FM 965)
Colorado River, Lampasas San Saba County, 24 miles away
      Class I-II - 16 miles long (Bend to Colorado Bend State Rec Area)
North Grape Creek, Gillespie Blanco County, 25 miles away
      Class II-III+ - 17.5 miles long (FM 1631 to Pedernales River)
Hickory Creek River, Llano County, 26 miles away
      Class II-III(V+) - 10 miles long (County Road 109 to FM 152)
Pedernales River, Blanco County, 28 miles away
      Class II-IV - 16 miles long (Hye to Johnson City)
 Marinas Near Llano River:
LBJ Yacht Club & Marina, Horseshoe Bay , 18 miles away
Riverbend Marina & Storage, Horseshoe Bay , 19 miles away
 Hotels Near Llano River:
Days Inn & Suites Llano, Llano , 7 miles away
BEST WESTERN Llano, Llano , 8 miles away
Horseshoe Bay Resort, Horseshoe Bay , 18 miles away
Hampton Inn On The Lake, Marble Falls , 23 miles away
BEST WESTERN Marble Falls Inn, Marble Falls , 23 miles away
 Campgrounds Near Llano River:
Enchanted Rock Sna, Fredericksburg, 7 miles away
Badu Park, Llano, 7 miles away
Kingsland Slab RV Camp, Kingsland, 7 miles away
 Trails Near Llano River:
Cedar Point Recreation Area Trail, Llano , 12 miles away
Inks Lake State Park Trail, Burnet , 15 miles away
Canyon of the Eagles Trail, Burnet , 15 miles away
Longhorn Cavern State Park Trail, Burnet , 16 miles away
 Public Lands Near Llano River:
Inks Lake State Park, Texas , 14 miles away
Longhorn Cavern State Park, Texas , 16 miles away
Enchanted Rock State Natural Area, Texas , 21 miles away
 Golf Courses Near Llano River:
Packsaddle Country Club, Kingsland , 9 miles away
Ink's Lake Golf Course, Buchanan Dam , 12 miles away
Legends Golf Course, Kingsland , 14 miles away
 Lakes Near Llano River
Buchanan Lake, Llano , 11 miles away
Inks Lake, Burnet , 14 miles away
Lake Lyndon B Johnson, Burnet , 19 miles away

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