Stonewall, Texas is a census-designated place 13 miles east of Fredericksburg in Gillespie County. The area is located on the Pedernales River and was named after Thomas J. (Stonewall) Jackson. President Lyndon Johnson’s birthplace and deathplace was in Stonewall. The LBJ National Historical Park can be found in Stonewall.
The Lyndon B. Johnson State Park is a huge attraction to the area. Visitors can enjoy a self-guided driving tour of where Lyndon B. Johnson was born. The area holds abundant flora and fauna, fishing, picnicking, swimming, and historical study. The Visitor Center houses memorabilia from President Johnson’s presidency. The Historical Park is a great educational opportunity to learn more about one of our former President’s life.
Wine is an essential element to living the Texas Hill Country life. Stonewall, is no exception to this, housing several wineries and vineyards. Becker Vineyards, located between Fredericksburg and Stonewall, is open for wine tasting, tours, and events. The Pedernales Cellars is another winery that features several award-winning wines. From the moment you step foot into this winery, you will know that the owners and staff are passionate about what they do. The Pedernales Cellars houses the largest underground barrel cellar in Texas, which can be viewed through tours. The Woodrose Winery is another excellent winery in Stonewall with amazing Texas Hill Country Views.
Texas Hill Country is home to some of the best beaches around. Stonewall has been nicknamed the peach capital of Texas. Buy and pick-you-own “stonewall” peaches at the many stands and orchards in the area.
Nearby attractions include the Exotic Zoo resort, Lavender Farms, and Texas Winery in Johnson City. The butterfly Ranch, Cowboy Ranch, and Trade days in Fredericksburg. The Real Ale Brewing Company and Historic Town Square and Courthouse in Blanco. And, the Luckenbach Dance Hall and General Store.