Let your inner outdoorsman roam free in Fort Worth.
The Fort Worth Water Gardens, located across from the Omni Hotel, is a peaceful respite from busy downtown. This unique park spans over four acres and features three distinct pools: aerating, quiet and active.
Take in the fresh air with a walk, run or bike ride along the Trinity Trails, which offers over 100 miles of trails connected to 21 parks, Downtown Fort Worth, the Stockyards National Historic District and beyond. If the water feels more like home, rent a canoe or kayak.
Lace up your hiking boots and explore more than 20 miles of trails at the Fort Worth Nature Center and Refuge. Watch for deer, bison, armadillo and prairie dogs in the 3,600-acre center, one of the largest of its kind in the United States. Jump back on the Trinity Trails and head for a meal at Woodshed Smokehouse. Their outdoor patio offers a scenic view of the Trinity River and walk-up access.
Gateway Park in Historic Southside is the largest urban park in Fort Worth, covering almost 1000 acres. It features numerous hiking 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 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 trails for hiking, birdwatching and nature photography.
Wander over to the Fort Worth Cultural District and visit the Fort Worth Botanic Garden. The oldest botanic garden in Texas, it features 109 acres and 23 specialty gardens that are home to more than 2,500 species of native and exotic plants.
The Stockyards National Historic District is perfect for outdoor wandering, with the twice-daily cattle drive and a labyrinth of streets influenced by western heritage and history. Saddle up at the Stockyards Stables for horseback rides along the Trinity River.
Catch a flick on one of the three screens at Coyote Drive-In.