Kingsland, Texas Tourist Guide
"Where the rivers flow and the Bluebonnets grow"
With a lake (Lake LBJ) and 2 rivers at Kingsland, there is a lot of water activity.
Lake LBJ is normally at a constant level which provides for the
best water for boating, waterskiing, jet skiing, fishing and swimming. From Kingsland you can boat up the Llano
River, up the Colorado River several miles, and down Lake LBJ all the way to Horseshoe Bay, over 20 miles.
Kingsland is an unincorporated town of about 6,000 people nestled in the Hill Country and Highland
Lakes area of Central Texas about an hour northwest of Austin and an hour and a half north of San Antonio.
The Chainsaw Massacre House, used in the filming of The Texas Chain Saw Massacre during 1973, was moved from the La Frontera site in Round Rock to the Antlers Hotel in Kingsland in 1993 and restored for use as a restaurant.
Sandy Beach at "The Slab"
"The Slab" is a popular place to hang out on the Llano River just upstream from Kingsland.
There is plenty of sand for sunbathing, picnics, games, etc. The water is shallow and perfect for wading. It is a
great place to bring the children. They love picking up the shells.
The Pat Patterson Lions Club Park in Kingsland, Texas
The Pat Patterson Lions Club Park in Kingsland has three boat docks and a boat launch on Lake LBJ.
You can swim in the lake and fish at the park. It is a smaller park with a great location on Lake LBJ.
Swimming at a Neighborhood Park
You will find plenty of places to stay in Kingsland. There are rental cabins along the lake and
rivers, waterfront condos for rent, lake houses for rent, motels, and waterfront RV parks.