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 on exhibit in the Central Pasture along Buffalo Road (west side).
  • 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.

Save the Date for Trails & Treats featuring Lake Worth Monster Bash on Saturday, October 26, 2019! Check back for more details soon. 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.

Download July - September Phenology

The official program calendar of Fort Worth Nature Center & Refuge

Download October - December Phenology

The official program calendar of Fort Worth Nature Center & Refuge

Trails & Treats featuring Lake Worth Monster Bash: Join us on Saturday, October 26, 2019 from 10am - 3pm for a monstrous good time!
http://www.fwnaturecenter.org/trails-treats-monster-bash/
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Trails & Treats featuring Lake Worth Monster Bash on Saturday, October 26, 2019

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Tue 17

Evergreen Program-Riverbottom Hike

September 17 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Wed 18

Wednesday Walk

September 18 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Thu 19

Natural Guard

September 19 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Fri 20

Preschool Discovery Club-Ancient Forest

September 20 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Sat 21

Natural Guard

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

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