Folks visiting with horses in tow have a few options. We've rounded up five spots that let you take a load off and sit a spell.

 

Will Roger Memorial Center


Easily the most horse-friendly attraction in Fort Worth, the Will Rogers Memorial Center plays host to numerous equestrian events year-round and the legendary Fort Worth Stock Show & Rodeo. The facility offers over 1,300 permanent horse stalls, plus even more portable stalls, to groups looking to rent the space. 

Will Rogers Memorial Center
 


West 7th Neighborhood

The proximity of the Will Rogers horse trailer parking lots to the booming West 7th District means that just a short walk away there's a great variety of dining and drinking options. With choices that include Tex-mex, pizza, hamburgers, health-food, seafood or gourmet pub-grub this area has it all and is worth checking out.

Fred's Texas Cafe

 

Coyote Drive-In


The Coyote Drive In's location near the Trinity River Equestrian Trails make it a fun spot to ride in with your horse. Hitches make it a convenient stopping point to take in a movie or refreshments from the cantina. A map of the trail system is available here.  

Coyote Drive-In 

 

Cooper's Old Time Pit BBQ

The large parking lot at Cooper's can more than accommodate horse trailers while you cure your hankering for barbecue. What better place to visit than the historic Stockyards to enjoy some of the best 'que in Fort Worth?

 

 

Stockyards National Historic District

If you decide to hang around a bit longer, mosey on over Stockyards Station for tons of family fun, great shopping and a front row seat to the world's only twice-daily cattle drive presented by the Fort Worth Herd. Parking is free along Exchange Ave and $7 in the back lots. More information here

Fort Worth Herd

 

Top Photo Credit: Barry Hylander