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Bob Jones Nature Center

Apr 01, 2015 12:49PM

Bob Jones Nature Preserve consists of 758 acres of Cross Timbers natural habitat and exists to restore and preserve the Eastern Cross Timbers Ecosystem through environmental leadership, education and compatible outdoor activities. This eco-region is a sanctuary for wildlife and more than 300 species of birds.

Visitors can enjoy the Bluebird Trail or the White-tailed Deer Trail where paths are mown grass and dogs and horses are not permitted, or the Walnut Grove National Recreation Trail, where both equestrians and hikers can wind through forest and pocket prairies to the waters edge of Lake Grapevine.

All are welcome at the preserve to watch the birds, hike the stretching trails, and enjoy family outings near the historic red barn and gardens. Children enjoy going outdoors and learning about nature in our Babes in the Woods, Pathfinders Outdoor Preschool, and Home School classes. The Bob Jones Nature Center and Preserve is a City of Southlake park and it includes the Bob Jones Nature Center which provides programming, host classes, summer camp, scouting, birthday parties, workshops for educators and other activities.

Location: 355 E. Bob Jones Rd., Southlake, TX. For more information, call 817-491-6333 or visit bjnc.org.

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