Junction was established 1876 with the formation of Kimble County.
The Kimble County Historical Museum features documents, tools, and other relics from the days of early Texan settlers. It also features military artifacts.
The O. C. Fisher Museum is a duplicate of the Washington office of long-time Congressman from this district. It displays memorabilia and gifts given to congressmen. It is open weekdays in the Kimble County Library in Junction, Texas.
Today, Junction is a trade and retail center of scenic, sparsely populated area nationally noted for production of fine wool and mohair. Camping, fishing, canoeing and hunting are popular in this area of the Texas Hill Country.
Junction has more flowing streams than any other Texas county with year-round fishing. Hunters find wild turkey, deer, and game birds during season. Squirrels abound year round. Exotic animals are also found in the this area.
The South Llano River State Park is a 507-acre wooded park that lies along the winding South Llano River. Abundant wildlife including white-tailed deer, wood ducks, fox squirrels, rock squirrels, javelina, and the Rio Grande turkey make their homes in this beautiful treasure of a state park.
The Hill Country is made up of many small towns connected by beautiful scenic drives. There are gorgeous Hill Country landscapes in almost any direction. Scenic drives are a favorite pastime for many locals, especially during sunset. So crank those windows down, turn up the radio, and fly over those hills!
Although several are scenic, one of most impressive is U.S. 377 southwest as it travels along the South Llano River. An exceptional overlook is about 22 miles south of Junction at a highway rest area. The drives to Kerrville (52 miles) and Fredericksburg (61 miles) are awesome; they are full of rolling hills, scenic views, and high speed limits!
Enjoy a relaxing drive through the spectacular Texas Hill Country on wide-open roads lined with breath-taking flowers and trees. Relish views only available in the Hill Country. You’ll feel like you’re light years away from a crowded freeway…because you are.
And, you won’t have to pick up and move. No packing and unpacking. You can make yourself at home and still experience a multitude of adventures that are fun for the whole family.
Here are just a few of the possibilities: