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 in the southwest pasture. Visibility is limited. Bison hayrides will be offered in November and December and will be the best opportunity to view them.
  • The Cross Timbers Trail and western portion of Riverbottom Trail are closed.
  • Winter hours will begin October 1, 2017. Refuge will open 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. daily.

Save the date! Trails and Treats will be Thursday, Oct. 26th from 5:30-7:30pm. Volunteers are needed. Call 817-392-7410 to volunteer.

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 21

Natural Guard

September 21 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Fri 22

Pre-School Discovery Club-Armadillo

September 22 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Sat 23

Natural Guard

September 23 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Sat 23

Nature Hike

September 23 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Sat 23

Monarch Migration

September 23 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

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