- Pedernales Falls State Park, 5211.7 acres, is situated in Blanco County east of Johnson City. It is located along the banks of scenic Pedernales River. Water based recreation includes, picnicking, river swimming, tubing, wading and fishing. It has 19.8 miles of hiking and mountain biking trails. Please note that river recreation is in a limited area. Fish commonly caught in the Pedernales River include catfish (predominantly), bass, perch, and carp. The park is not really known as a "fishing" park, but cat fishing is good after a river rise. The Pedernales River running through the park can flash flood with little or no warning.
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