Fort Worth is the destination for urban charm and outdoor fun, with green spaces, trails, parks, golf courses, and more for top-notch fun. Trinity Trails offers more than seventy miles of trails for hiking, biking, and jogging connected to 21 parks, downtown Fort Worth, the Stockyards National Historic District, the new Mule Alley, and more.

Spend the afternoon at the Fort Worth Botanic Garden, the oldest botanic garden in Texas, featuring more than 2,500 species of plants in 23 specialty gardens. Take a stroll and enjoy stunning blooms, sculpted hillsides, crafted stonework, and dramatic waterfalls. Check out the Fort Worth Zoo, named the Top Zoo in the Country by USA Today, for a chance to see animal species from all over the globe, from giant elephants to tiny meerkats.

Enjoy kayaking in Fort Worth. Photo by Bronwen Gregory

Nearby, the Fort Worth Nature Center and Refuge is an oasis in the city with more than twenty miles of trails, scenic views, and wildlife inside the 3,300-acre center. For a truly authentic Fort Worth experience, saddle up at the Stockyard Stables for a horseback ride along the Trinity River. Afterwards, dine al fresco at one of the 200+ open-air patio dining options throughout the city. Cruise Sundance Square on a Fort Worth B-Cycle bike, paddleboard or kayak the river, or take a sunny stroll to a delicious Texas-style lunch. The outdoor fun is endless in Fort Worth. Discover restaurants, attractions, and businesses that have made the commitment to re-open responsibly. 

This summer, anglers of all skill levels will want to stop by the 2021 Academy Sports + Outdoors Bassmaster Classic at Dickies Arena, Will Rogers Memorial Center, and Lake Ray Roberts from June 11-13, 2021. If you’re a race car enthusiast, make sure to attend NASCAR All-Star Race Weekend at Texas Motor Speedway from June 12-13, 2021.

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