Welcome to East Fort Worth! This vibrant neighborhood offers an array of attractions, green spaces, educational institutions and local businesses that make it a unique and exciting place to explore.
Historic Handley is a charming district that takes you back in time with its collection of early 20th-century homes and buildings. Stroll through the tree-lined streets to appreciate the preserved architecture and history of this unique neighborhood. The Handley Antique Mall is a must-visit for antique lovers and treasure hunters alike.
The Handley Wedding District has everything you need to plan your wedding. Bridal shops, flower shops, bakeries, stationery stores, tailors, DJs and photographers can all be found here, offering a variety of services for every style of bride and groom.
Gateway Park is the largest urban park in Fort Worth, covering almost 1000 acres. It features numerous hiking and biking trails, playgrounds and sports fields, providing endless opportunities for outdoor recreation. Picnic along the Trinity River, where you can enjoy fishing and birdwatching, or let your dog get some exercise at the Fort Woof Dog Park, the city’s first off-leash dog park.
Tandy Hills Natural Area is a 220-acre indigenous prairie located in the heart of Fort Worth. Visitors can explore panoramic views of the Fort Worth skyline and numerous trails for hiking, birdwatching and nature photography. The Friends of Tandy Hills Natural Area host year-round events such as a New Year’s Day hike, Trout Lily Walk, Prairie Sky/Star Party and student field trips to promote conservation and restoration of the area. Visit during the spring to witness the breathtaking display of wildflowers in bloom.
Experience history at the Handley Railroad Museum. The Union Pacific Caboose #25660 offers visitors a chance to check out a vintage artifact that highlights the importance of railroads in Fort Worth’s history. Located on the corner of S Handley Dr. and E Lancaster Ave, the museum is at the heart of the Historic Handley neighborhood.