Where and When is the Cattle Drive?

The cattle drives are held daily at 11:30 a.m. and 4 p.m. along Exchange Avenue in the Stockyards National Historic District.

Watch the Fort Worth Herd cattle drive from the sidewalks and restaurants near the Stockyards Visitor Center at 130 E. Exchange Avenue. The longhorns reside in the corral located behind the Livestock Exchange Building where they eat, sleep and are well cared for.

Stockyards Visitor Center:
Our friendly volunteers in the Visitor Center are available to provide information on area attractions, hotel and dining options, and maps.

You will find a variety of parking options in the Stockyards National Historic District. Click here for a parking map and prices.


  • From Downtown Dallas - Take I-30 West to I-35 West W north, exit (54-b) NE 28th Street (West). Traveling west on 28th street, go down approximately 5 traffic lights to N. Main Street and turn left. Travel 2 traffic lights to E. Exchange Avenue, turn left.
  • From Downtown Fort Worth - Take Commerce Street North through downtown which will turn into N. Main Street at the light of the intersection of Commerce Street at Belknap. Proceed on N. Main Street approximately 3 miles north to the intersection of N. Main Street and E. Exchange Avenue, turn right onto E. Exchange Avenue.

Drives are not held on Easter Sunday, Thanksgiving Day or Christmas Day. The Trail Boss determines drive cancelations due to inclement weather and necessary onsite changes. Longhorns are not pets or show animals, leaving drives subject to their temperament. 

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