Hours & Admission

Refuge Hours
Winter (Oct-Apr) 8 AM – 5 PM
Summer Weekdays (May-Sept)
7 AM – 5 PM
Summer Weekends (May-Sept)
7 AM – 7 PM

Hardwicke Interpretive Center
Year Round 9 AM – 4:30 PM

$5 Adults (13-64)
$2 Children (3-12, under 3 FREE)
$3 Seniors (65+)
$1 Discount per person (with Military ID-Active/Retired)

9601 Fossil Ridge Road
Fort Worth, TX 76135
(817) 392-7410

Join The Friends of the Fort Worth Nature Center and Refuge

Nature Center Notes

  • Bison are on exhibit in pasture next to Prairie Dog Town.
  • Sign up your kids for Summer Natural History Adventures. Click SUMMER CAMP above for a brochure.
  • Save the date for Trails and Treats featuring Lake Worth Monster Bash on October 26, 2019.
  • All professional photography requires a permit. Call 817-392-7410 for more information.
  • Please keep your dogs on leash at all times and please dispose of their waste appropriately; not on trails.

Save the Date for Trails & Treats featuring Lake Worth Monster Bash on Saturday, October 26, 2019! Check back for more details soon. For questions, call the Visitors’ Center at (817) 392-7410.

Our mission is to enhance the quality of life by enrolling and educating our community in the preservation and protection of natural areas while standing as an example of these same principles and values in North Central Texas.

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The official program calendar of Fort Worth Nature Center & Refuge

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Sun 21

Nature Hike

July 21 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Sun 21

Canoe Fest

July 21 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Mon 22

A Buggy World-K

July 22 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Tue 23

Budding Botanist-3rd & 4th

July 23 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Wed 24

Budding Botanist-3rd & 4th

July 24 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

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