Established in 1876 with the formation of the county. 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 area. More flowing streams than any other Texas county; year-round fishing. Hunters find wild turkey, deer and game birds during season, squirrels throughout the year; exotics also found in area. Schreiner (city) Park on lake Junction has swimming pool, basketball courts, baseball fields and free overnight camping.
Kimble county Historical Museum - documents, tools, and other relics from days of early settlers, and military artifacts. Open Mon. - Fri. 9:30 a.m. - noon, 2 - 5 p.m. Weekends by appointment. At 4th and College Sts. For information call 915/446-4219.
O. C. Fisher Museum - Duplicate of Washington office of long-time congressman from this district displays memorabilia and gifts received. Open weekdays in Kimble County Library, 208 N. 10th St.
Scenic Drives - Although several drives in the area of Junction are scenic, one of the most impressive is U.S. 377 southwest as it travels along the south Llano river. An exceptional overlook is about 22 miles south at a highway rest area.
South Llano State Park - 507 acre wooded park lies along winding South Llano river. Abundant wildlife include white-tailed deer, wood ducks, fox squirrels, javelina, and the Rio Grande turkey. The bottomland is roost to the winter turkey and roosting area will be closed to visitors from Oct. - Mar. so turkeys will not be disturbed. Facilities include camping, hiking, wildlife observation and picnicking. Canoeing, tubing and swimming are available in the spring-fed river. Adjacent to the park is the 2,123 acre Walter buck wildlife Management area. Four miles south of Junction off U.S. 377. For information call 915/446-3994.