Fort Worth Nature Center & Refuge

There are an interconnecting series of trails totaling about 25 miles in length. The trails take visitors through representative north TX landscapes, including limestone prairie, post oak savanna, riparian woodlands & wetlands.

photo: Nic Martinez and Nick Griffin Refuge Technicians remove some tripping hazards. Photo by FWNCR Staff.

Type: Greenway
Length: 25.00 miles
Loop Trail? No
Allowed Uses: Dogs - On leash
Pedestrian - Walking/Hiking/Running
Agency: City, Town, or County
Entry Fee? No
Parking Fee? No

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Directions

Location: Urban
State(s): Texas
Counties:
Latitude: 32.8464
Longitude
: -97.47531

Exit Texas Hwy 199 (Jacksboro Hwy.) west from Interstate Loop 820 on the northwest side of Fort Worth. Travel 4 miles west to the Farm Rd. 1886 (Confederate Park Rd.) exit. After exiting, turn right at the stop sign onto Buffalo Rd. to enter the Refuge

Description

There are an interconnecting series of trails totaling about 25 miles in length. The trails take visitors through representative north TX landscapes, including limestone prairie, post oak savanna, riparian woodlands & wetlands.

Additional Details

Width: 48 inches.
Primary Surface: Not Available
Secondary Surface: None
Elevation Low Point: Not Available
Elevation High Point: Not Available
Elevation Gain (cumulative): Not Available

Year Designated:
1971

Supporting Webpages and Documents

Map: Trail Map
Website: Fort Worth Nature Center & Refuge

Contact Information

For more information and current conditions, contact the trail manager (listed below). For questions, suggestions, and corrections to information listed on the website, contact American Trails.

Trail Management:
Rob Denkhaus
Natural Resource Manager
Fort Worth Nature Center & Refuge
9601 Fossil Ridge Road
Fort Worth , TX 76135
(817) 392-7422
Robert.Denkhaus@fortworthgov.org
http://www.fwnaturecenter.org

 

Photos

FWNC&R Trail Map. Photo by FWNC&R Staff.

FWNC&R Trail Map. Photo by FWNC&R Staff.

Nic Martinez and Nick Griffin Refuge Technicians remove some tripping hazards. Photo by FWNCR Staff.

Nic Martinez and Nick Griffin Refuge Technicians remove some tripping hazards. Photo by FWNCR Staff.

 

Daniel Price Natural Resource Manager welds the frame of the bridge in place while volunteers hold the frame steady. Photo by FWNCR Staff.

Daniel Price Natural Resource Manager welds the frame of the bridge in place while volunteers hold the frame steady. Photo by FWNCR Staff.

Nic Martinez Refuge Technician prepares to install the deck while volunteers prep the ramp site. Photo by FWNCR Staff.

Nic Martinez Refuge Technician prepares to install the deck while volunteers prep the ramp site. Photo by FWNCR Staff.

 

Trail re-route. Photo by FWNCR Staff.

Trail re-route. Photo by FWNCR Staff.

Cross Timbers Trail. Photo by FWNCR Staff.

Cross Timbers Trail. Photo by FWNCR Staff.

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