BOB JONES NATURE CENTER AND PRESERVE

758 acres of natural fun

Welcome to a unique opportunity to explore and discover. Bob Jones Nature Center and Preserve is here to help you appreciate the beauty and understand the importance of our Cross Timbers ecosystem. Come to hike, bird, or learn more about this precious North Central Texas habitat. The Bob Jones Nature Center and Preserve is a City of Southlake park, 501(c)(3) nonprofit, and a treasure for all of us.

The mission of Bob Jones Nature Center and Preserve is to restore and preserve the Eastern Cross Timbers ecosystem through environmental leadership, education, and compatible outdoor activities.

View the 2015 Annual Report here.

Bob Jones Nature Center
355 E. Bob Jones Rd
Southlake, TX
817-491-6333

Driving Directions

General Guidelines

Nature Center

Open Tuesday-Saturday
9am-5pm

Preserve and Trails

Open 7am-5pm; 7am-8pm
during daylight savings time

Bob Jones Nature Center

The Bob Jones Nature Center and Preserve is a partnership of the Bob Jones Nature Center Organization, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit, and the City of Southlake.
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Bob Jones Nature CenterSunday, April 23rd, 2017 at 1:21am
Happy Earth Day!
#respectMotherEarth
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Bob Jones Nature CenterSaturday, April 22nd, 2017 at 9:33am
Due to stormy weather forecasted for tonight, we will NOT be holding the Night Hike today. It's being postponed until Friday, May 5th. Thank you for understanding.
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Bob Jones Nature CenterSaturday, April 22nd, 2017 at 3:00am
Say "good morning" with us as we hit the trails this Saturday!
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Bob Jones Nature CenterFriday, April 21st, 2017 at 4:43am
Up for a trail at sunset? Join us for our Night Hike tomorrow and enjoy nature from a different perspective!
Bob Jones Nature Center
Bob Jones Nature CenterFriday, April 14th, 2017 at 8:08am
Reminder, the Nature Center building will be closed tomorrow for the Good Friday holiday. However, the trails and grounds will remain open on Friday – you are welcome to come out for a hike or picnic and enjoy a day outdoors. We will resume our standard business hours on Saturday, April 15, 2017, 9:00am to 5:00pm.
Bob Jones Nature Center
Bob Jones Nature CenterSaturday, April 8th, 2017 at 6:50am
Special Announcement! BJNC’s 2017 Summer Day Camp guest speakers now include the Dallas Zoo, Zooinversity, Blackland Prairie Raptor Center, Southlake Fire Department and many more!
Register soon so you don’t miss out – the June spots are filling fast…one session has already sold out. http://bit.ly/2kBK0Gt