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Lyndon B. Johnson State Park & Historic Site, Stonewall

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Learn about the United States' 36th president at Lyndon B. Johnson State Park & Historic Site, which also includes exhibits on Texas' past and exciting outdoor recreational activities. Head to the main attraction, the visitor's center, and view memorabilia from President Johnson's life. Attached to the center is a farmstead that recreates rural Texas life from the early 1900s. Tour the farm to see staff in period clothing demonstrating various farm tools and chores. When you're ready to play, choose between swimming, fishing, and hiking. Also visit the park's preserved wildlife herds including Texas longhorn cattle, American bison, and white-tailed deer. By using our Stonewall tour planner, you can arrange your visit to Lyndon B. Johnson State Park & Historic Site and other attractions in Stonewall.
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  • This was a very neat place to visit. I would suggest buying the CD at the visitors center that you can play in your car as you drive around the LBJ Ranch on your visit. You can see the birthplace of L...  more »
  • For my birthday, I really wanted to celebrate it in a special way and the Lyndon B. Johnson State Park & Historic Site was just the answer! There are two parts this site: a State Park with an Historic...  more »
  • Went here while in town for a weekend. Learned a lot about the 36th president that I do not remember learning about in school. The ranch is a large one and the house was worth the small fee to tour. T...  more »
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  • I didn't visit the house, only the ranch and it was very interesting to me to discover how L.B. Johnson, used to live. Not because it's a President, but because I didn't know anything about ranches and life in Texas in the early 20th. To visit the ranch, you just drive though it on a well signed path. You see the old school, the grand-parents house, ,etc...Even the cows ! It's really nice and peaceful. Then I went to the old maid farm next to the ranch. It stayed like it was and is still in fantastic shape. There we saw a herd of does and that was perfect to conclude the day !
  • The LBJ Ranch tour is really educational and the park rangers did a great job at telling the history of the "Texas White House". The park is really well maintained even for a region going through a major drought. The whole experience is really laid back and I enjoyed my time there. I would recommend to my friends and family.
  • The state park and historic site has a visitor's center with a brief video about his life which is in the same building as an interesting gift shop. Then you can tour an interesting living-history farm where staff members dressed in period clothes explain how folks survived in this region one hundred years ago and beyond. This has nothing to do with LBJ, but is extremely engaging (and picturesque!).
  • Visiting LBJ Ranch was educational, but also a pleasure. Approximately an hour and a half west of Austin, the ranch is open during the day for a free ~30 minute drive-through, with scattered historic stops and markers. At the end of the loop, you end up at LBJ's hanger, with "Air Force One-Half," and his house, the "Texas White House." A tour of the first floor of the latter costs only $3 and provides a valuable look into LBJ's and Lady Bird's personal living and working spaces. Definitely worth the drive, especially if you combine it with stops at Enchanted Rock or Fredericksburg.
  • Well worth the visit. The staff is very friendly. It would cost you $3/adult to take the "White House" tour (kids are free). No hurry - no big crowds - mostly peaceful. Great 1900s working farm. A few hours well spent.