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 can be found in the East and Northeast pastures. Keep your eyes open for calves.
  • The Boardwalk is officially OPEN
  • The Cross Timbers Trail and western portion of Riverbottom Trail are closed.

Come and learn about Moths during our Nature Center After Hours on Thursday 8:30 – 10:30 p.m. Call the Hardwicke Interpretive Center to register, (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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Thu 27

Natural Guard

July 27 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Thu 27

Nature Center After Hours-Moths

July 27 @ 8:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Fri 28

Pre-School Discovery Club-Nocturnal Animals

July 28 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Sat 29

Natural Guard

July 29 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Sat 29

Nature Hike

July 29 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am

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