Fort Worth Nature Center & Refuge (formerly Greer Island Nature Trail)

Type: Length: 25.00 miles
Loop Trail? No
Allowed Uses: Bicycling (on pavement), Bicycling (off pavement), Pedestrian - Walking/Hiking/Running, Roller/Inline Skating, Snow - Cross-country Skiing
Agency: Nonprofit
Entry Fee? No
Parking Fee? No

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Location: Urban
States: Texas
Latitude: 32.8464   Longitude: -97.47531

Exit Texas Hwy 199 (Jacksboro Hwy.) west from Interstate Loop 820 on the northwest side of Fort Worth. Travel 4 miles west to the Farm Rd. 1886 (Confederate Park Rd.) exit. After exiting, turn right at the stop sign onto Buffalo Rd. to enter the Refuge


There are an interconnecting series of trails totaling about 25 miles in length. The trails take visitors through representative north TX landscapes, including limestone prairie, post oak savanna, riparian woodlands & wetlands.

Additional Details

Width: 48 inches.
Primary Surface: Not Available
Secondary Surface: None
Average Grade: 0%
Elevation Low Point: Not Available
Elevation High Point: Not Available
Year Designated: 1971

Supporting Webpages and Documents

Website: Fort Worth Nature Center & Refuge

Contact Information

For more information and current conditions, contact the trail manager (listed below). For questions, suggestions, and corrections to information listed on the website, contact American Trails.

Trail Management:
Rob Denkhaus
Natural Resource Manager
Fort Worth Nature Center & Refuge
9601 Fossil Ridge Road
Fort Worth , TX 76135
(817) 392-7422



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