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Fort Worth Heritage Trails

Fort Worth Heritage Trails

777 Taylor St
Fort Worth, TX 76102   Directions

(817) 338-3330

Fort Worth Heritage Trails offers a walking tour of Fort Worth's history. The downtown walk is marked by bronze plaques at every significant location, describing the places and people who had an impact on the city.

Fort Worth Water Gardens

Fort Worth Water Gardens

1502 Commerce St
Fort Worth, TX 76102   Directions

(817) 392-7111

The Fort Worth Water Gardens is a beautiful and refreshing oasis located downtown. Designed by Phillip Johnson, the Water Gardens is an architectural and engineering marvel to be enjoyed any time of the year. Visitors can experience a variety of water features as they wander through this relaxing urban plaza. The park features three pools of water: the aerating, the quiet and the active pool.

Stockyards National Historic District - Fort Worth

Stockyards National Historic District - Fort Worth

130 E Exchange Ave
Fort Worth, TX 76164   Directions

(817) 624-4741

See living history at the Stockyards National Historic District. What was once the hub of Fort Worth's cattle industry is still booming with business. Learn more history by exploring the attractions at the Stockyards Museum, go shopping at one of the district's many shops, see a longhorn auction, or stroll around the dance floor at Billy Bob's Texas.

The Stockyards National Historic District is located north of Fort Worth's central business district. The stockyards is a former livestock market that operated from 1866 under various owners. In 1876, railroads made the area a significant livestock center, and Fort Worth was an important part of the cattle industry until the '60s.

The Fort Worth Stockyards was declared a historical district in 1976 and has become one of Texas' most popular tourist destinations. Many of the landmarks have been restored like the Livestock Exchange Building and the Coliseum. The district is home to the Stockyards Museum and special breed events and sales including Longhorn auctions.

The Stockyards National Historic District has become a popular spot for bars and nightclubs. The famed Billy Bob's Texas is located here. Known as the world's largest honky tonk, Billy Bob's Texas has hosted concerts from country artists like Hank Williams Jr., George Strait, Garth Brooks, Willie Nelson, Conway Twitty and the Man in Black himself, Johnny Cash.

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Texas Trail of Fame

Texas Trail of Fame

140 E Exchange Ave
Fort Worth, TX 76164   Directions

(817) 625-1025

The Fort Worth National Historic District is home to the Texas Trail of Fame. The trail recognizes the individuals who made a significant contribution to the Fort Worth Western way of life. This trail is also marked by bronze plaques describing the honor bestowed on the hall-of-famers.

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