Hours & Admission

Refuge Daily Hours

Winter (Oct-Apr)
8 AM – 5 PM

Summer (May-Sept)
7 AM – 5 PM

Closed Weekends

Hardwicke Interpretive Center
CLOSED

$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 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 Monday – Friday 7 a.m. – 5 p.m.

REGISTRATION NOW AVAILABLE!

Volunteers! Be on the lookout for changes in volunteer procedures coming from Kenneth Nalley, Volunteer Coordinator.

We are offering daily hikes at 9:30 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. during the week. Visit the link above on our homepage for directions on how to sign up for admission and the Nature Hike. $5 (with paid online admission)/MEMBERS FREE. Members must still make a reservation for admittance to the Refuge and for the Nature Hike.

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 (Phase 1) Phenology, July 13 - 24, 2020

The official program calendar of Fort Worth Nature Center & Refuge

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Tue 14

Nature Hike

July 14 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
Tue 14

Nature Hike

July 14 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Wed 15

Nature Hike

July 15 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
Wed 15

Nature Hike

July 15 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Wed 15

What’s Up Doc

July 15 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

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