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 have been moved to East pasture and can be viewed from Buffalo Road.
  • The western portion of Riverbottom Trail is closed
  • Register for Summer Natural History Adventures
  • Summer Hours. Open daily at 7 a.m. – 5 p.m. weekdays
    7 a.m. – 7 p.m. weekends

The Nature Center will be closed Saturday May 12, 2018 in the morning for our annual Buffalo Boogie. We will open the Refuge at noon. For more information, call the Hardwicke Interpretive 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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Mon 28

Snakes of Tarrant County

May 28 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Mon 28

Bison Feeding Hayride

May 28 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Mon 28

Bison Feeding Hayride

May 28 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Tue 29

Full Moon Paddle

May 29 @ 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Thu 31

Nature Center After Hours

May 31 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

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