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
Summer Holidays (May 30, July 4, Sept 5)
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

Sign up your kids for Summer Camp at the Nature Center. See the Summer Camp tab in the navigation bar to learn more about our camps and download a registration form.


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

Upcoming Events

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Thu 28

Nature Center After Hours

July 28 @ 8:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Sat 30

Natural Guard

July 30 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Sat 30

Nature Hike

July 30 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Sat 30

Nature Up Close

July 30 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Sun 31

Awesome Possum

July 31 @ 1:00 pm - 1:30 pm

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