Fort Worth Nature Center & Refuge, Fort Worth

#5 of 17 in Parks in Fort Worth
Wildlife Area · Hidden Gem · Nature / Park
Over 3600 acres, the FWNC&R is one of the largest city-owned nature centers in the United States and offers residents and visitors the opportunity to immerse themselves in the natural history of north central Texas . Over 20 miles of hiking trails provide easy access to a myriad of natural wonders to be found on the Refuge. Staff naturalists at the Hardwicke Interpretive Center are available to facilitate your exploration.
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  • This is a small museum, but we enjoyed the interactive exhibits inside, and the nature walk outside. We actually learned quite a few tricks about how simple composting can be while there as well!  more »
  • Beautiful trails for all abilities. Turtle trail has a lot of good waterfowl and the nature center has some cool live animals for kids to see up close.  more »
  • Highly recommend the nature center as the city does an amazing job maintaining the beauty of nature. The many hiking trails will keep you busy and entertained! I really appreciate the staff as they are very informative and passionate about nature.
  • Trails are well marked and the woods are beautiful. Picnic tables, canoeing, hiking and beautiful vista from the 12o million year old Caprock. The staff was very helpful and knowledgeable. I will go back again.

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