Prairies and Grasslands
A majority of Lyndon B. Johnson National Historical Park is utilized as ranchland, consisting primarily of agricultural pastures (comprised of coastal bermuda grass), cropland, and a prairie restoration area. Except for the prairie restoration area and landscaping around structures, these areas are managed for the grazing of cattle.
Did You Know?
The cattle on the LBJ Ranch are descended from the same bloodline as the herd that Lyndon Johnson owned. They look more like 1960s Hereford cattle and so they can be called "history on the hoof." Lyndon B. Johnson National Historical Park More...