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 now on exhibit and can be seen along Buffalo Road.
  • Please ask at the Gatehouse if any trails are not accessible.
  • Sign up your kids for Summer Natural History Adventures. Click SUMMER CAMP above for a brochure.
  • 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.

We still have room for our Kindergarten Summer Camp on Monday July 8, 2019 from 9 a.m. – Noon. The topic will cover birds. Bring your children entering Kindergarten for this fun morning learning about our winged wonders. PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED. Click HERE to Register. 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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Wed 17

Citizen Science-5th & 6th

July 17 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Wed 17

Wednesday Walk

July 17 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Thu 18

Natural Guard

July 18 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Thu 18

Citizen Science-5th & 6th

July 18 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Fri 19

Citizen Science-5th & 6th

July 19 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

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