We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Want the lowest hotel prices? You're in the right place. We check 200+ sites for you.
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
Address: Kingsland, TX

Low water crossing on the Llano River popular with swimmers.

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 23 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 8
  • 10
    Very good
  • 1
  • 3
  • 1

The first time I went to the Slab, the water was rushing over it so fast it was impossible to drive through! There were cars every where and the place was packed! A month... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 25 August 2016
Deborah H
Kingsland, Texas
Add Photo Write a Review

23 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Showing 23: English reviews
Kingsland, Texas
Level Contributor
3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a fun summer place to go and play in the cool flowing water, sand and granite rocks. Great place to enjoy the outdoors and spend the day with friends or family. The only negative is the inconsiderate slobs that leave their trash behind.

Thank dona989
Kingsland, Texas
Level Contributor
38 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016

The first time I went to the Slab, the water was rushing over it so fast it was impossible to drive through! There were cars every where and the place was packed! A month later, the road was again open to traffic, parking is along side where ever a spot can be found. Swimming holes near the road are relatively... More 

Thank Deborah H
Kingsland, Texas
Level Contributor
18 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2016

Very pretty hill country spot. It's really a shame people don't seem to pick up after themselves there.

Thank Gary B
Kingsland, Texas
Level Contributor
6 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

The slab is a great place to hike around and explore the many rock formations and colors along with the different pools/streams of water. It's best to get there early especially if you have small children. It's cooler and much calmer(less people)at that time. There is a small trail on the east side of the slab that you can hike... More 

Thank ddoescher
Angel Fire, New Mexico
Level Contributor
62 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

We recently took our grandkids to the Slab even though we've lived in the area for over 8 years. They LOVED it! Bring your lawn chairs and cooler and you're good to go. Granted it's a FREE visit and sometimes that brings a variety of folks but they is plenty of places to park and wade. Just a fun afternoon.

Thank Greg D
Level Contributor
4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 April 2016 via mobile

We will definitely be returning next spring. Flowers were in full bloom. Water was perfect. Not too crowded. Out of the way with plenty of space to enjoy your privacy.

Thank Rhonda W
Marble Falls, Texas
Level Contributor
417 reviews
175 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2015 via mobile

I wouldn't allow my kids to be left here alone because there is traffic and some shady characters but it's a very cool place to visit especially on hot days!

Thank BonnieNimmo
Kingsland, Texas
Level Contributor
11 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2015

Beautiful spot - fun to wade and to show visitors - wouldn't swim but see many swimmers there. Especially fun after a rain!

Thank Susan B
austin tx
Level Contributor
20 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 June 2015 via mobile

Beautiful spot on the llano river that is free! The river flows over black and pink granite and you can find all sorts of arrowheads and fossils here. Beautiful for swimming or laying in a waterfall.

2 Thank badfishlove
Grenchen, Switzerland
Level Contributor
33 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2014

Back in the 60's, this was a little-known very lovely oasis, but over the years became increasingly popular, so much so that apparently now in the summer is overrun. Still, in the off season, it is a must visit, and worth it to take a long walk and swim in. Just wear shoes, as there is broken glass.

1 Thank Argo5

Travellers who viewed Llano Slab also viewed


Been to Llano Slab? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Llano Slab staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do I have to buy a ticket for my infant?
  • How do I get there using public transportation?
  • Is there a restaurant or café onsite?