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.
Bob Jones Nature Center
Bob Jones Nature CenterSaturday, March 25th, 2017 at 9:06am
If you plan on volunteering over the summer, tomorrow is the perfect time to lock in your desired schedule and role: Volunteer Orientation Sat 3/25 1-2pm.

We've already started filling summer camp volunteer spots so don't wait too long to book if you have a busy schedule and only have a particular week or 2 available.
Bob Jones Nature Center
Bob Jones Nature CenterFriday, March 24th, 2017 at 5:09am
Jan LaPine was checking on our bluebirds and just witnessed this little chickadee hatching!
Bob Jones Nature Center
Bob Jones Nature CenterFriday, March 24th, 2017 at 3:45am
Blackland Prairie Raptor Center
Bob Jones Nature Center
Bob Jones Nature CenterSaturday, March 18th, 2017 at 10:10am
Thank you to the the Elieson, Buell, Hargreaves, Keane, Mundheim and Punj Families for working so hard in our outdoor composting classroom today! We also want to thank Jennifer Opelt for sharing her composting expertise with us!