The official program calendar of Fort Worth Nature Center & Refuge
Hours & Admission
Refuge Daily Hours
8 AM – 5 PM
7 AM – 5 PM
Hardwicke Interpretive Center
NEW, $6 Adults (13 – 64)
$2 Children (3-12, under 3 FREE)
$3 Seniors (65+)
$1 Discount per person (with Military ID-Active/Retired)
$1 Dogs (fee per dog starting Nov 1, 2020. FREE with FONC Membership)
9601 Fossil Ridge Road
Fort Worth, TX 76135
Nature Center Notes
- Bison are on exhibit along Buffalo Road
- 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.
- Online Registration Only for programs and admission.
- Please social distance yourselves with each other (6 ft.) and wear masks when passing others on trails and when you are not 6 ft. apart.
- Refuge is currently operating 7 days a week 7 a.m. – 5 p.m.
- Hardwicke Interpretive Center is CLOSED until further notice
Starting October 1, 2020, No Reservations Required for admission Monday - Friday.
Weekends and CFW observed Holidays, Reservations REQUIRED.
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.