Fort Worth Stockyards National Historic DistrictCurrently Closed
- Address: 130 East Exchange Ave, Fort Worth, TX 76164, United States
- Timings: 08:00 am - 05:00 pm Details
- Ticket Price: Free
- Time Required: 04:00 Hrs
- Tags: Walking Area, Historical Site, Family And Kids
It is a historic district located on the north of the Central Business District of the city. The place has been listed in the National Register of Historic Places. It is a former livestock market cluster that used to be operated long back during the mid 19th century.
With the development of the railroad network in the country, the rise of industries and factories in this place were witnessed rapidly. Out of all these, the cattle industry flourished the most and till now is known to be the most successful industry of all times. The Stockyards at present has a view of many large modern buildings and many restaurants and shopping venues. All these together make up the now WOW image of the city.
- Many events and concerts are organized out here in the public location. Check the current schedules on the official website.
- Bus number 15 till Exchange and Rodeo
- Lonesome Dove Western Bistro
- Billy Bob’s Texas
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95% of people who visit Fort Worth include Fort Worth Stockyards National Historic District in their plan
09 AM - 10 AM
75.56% of people start their Fort Worth Stockyards National Historic District visit around 09 AM - 10 AM
People usually take around 4 Hrs to see Fort Worth Stockyards National Historic District
95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Fort Worth Stockyards National Historic District
This was a great experience. Looked forward. I enjoyed the cattle drive. The shops were fine. Food was good BBQ (BEEF) NOT PORK.. Nice travel from Dallas. I even got on a long horn! Best $5.00 I ever spent.
Had a fun day here. From out of Texas visiting family friends and we decided to spend an afternoon at the Stockyard. The Cow parade (or whatever it's called) was pretty cool. We got there too late for the 11am one, but lunch and some shopping later it was time for the 4pm one. They bring out a number of longhorn cows ~10? and March them down the street with some cavalry escorts. Pretty cool to watch. Everyone lines up along the street to take photos There's also a good number of activities you can participate in. Would be fun for kids!
Cool history and great place for true Texas style shopping! If you are there at the right time in the evening then you can see the long horns being brought down the street by real life cow boys! Great food and restaurants and shopping! Plus you can see rodeos, so you can dress the part, eat the part and watch the Texas tradition of bronco and bull riding and more!
Loved walking around the town and shops. I used to come here all the time when I was little but it's been years so I brought my husband when we visited home. We also did the horse rides which was super fun! I had Elsa and he had Marshal.
Although it's definitely a tourist trap, they don't try to hide it. Great place to find unusual and unique gifts. Lots of fun. Watch the longhorns walk down the street while you're there. Parking is $7, not too bad.