Prepare to be amazed at South Llano River State Park! On Friday, June 14, at 10 a.m., the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) is hosting a ribbon-cutting ceremony for their new headquarters, an awesome new amphitheater, and an incredible bridge. What is so cool is that this was all funded by the Sporting Goods Sales Tax revenue.

This park transformation is going to improve everyone's outdoor experience. Furthermore, the ribbon-cutting event will feature speakers ranging from TPWD, the generous donors who made this addition possible. These upgrades will enhance your experiences and provide better access for everyone, as seen in the photos below.

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The original headquarters, an 1877 ranch house, has been transformed into the new Buck House museum and visitor center. This $4.5 million project ensures the preservation of history while introducing modern features for the visitors of the park.

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This new amphitheater isn't just a construction marvel; it carries a touching legacy. Named in memory of Bob "Bald Eagle" Klemme, who tragically passed away in the park, it is a tribute from his close friend, Andy Iverson. Klemme's memory will now inspire visitors for generations to come.

The new Park Road 73 bridge promises safer and more reliable access, standing 8 feet above the water level to withstand all but the most severe floods. Say goodbye to the old low-water crossing that often left visitors stranded.

Discover the natural beauty of South Llano River State Park with lots of trails, water activities, and wildlife. This transformed park, with its deep-rooted history and state-of-the-art facilities, is ready to offer you and it's only about 155 miles directly south of Abilene on Hwy-83 South, and don't forget your swimwear and a towel. I'll see you there!

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