Guided Hikes

Guided Hikes feature current natural history events such as monarch butterflies, dragonflies, cardinals, woodpeckers, wild turkeys & hummingbirds (and with a little luck some whitetail deer!). Enjoy the outdoors and get some exercise while learning about the Cross Timbers habitats. $5 for non-members. FREE for members. The Nature Center offers guided hikes in the fall and early spring.

Click to register for a Fall 2017 Guided Hike:
October 7, 14, 21 and 28 from 9:00-10:00am.

For a personalized guided hike outside our scheduled seasonal hikes, please call 817-491-6333 or email

Check out the BJNC Calendar and our Facebook events for specialized hikes scheduled throughout the year, such as hikes included in Mommy and Me.

Top 10 Reasons to Go Hiking

  1. Hiking counts as cardio.
  2. Hiking relieves stress.
  3. Hiking helps reduce insomnia.
  4. Hiking boosts creativity & imagination.
  5. Hiking is a fun group outing.
  6. Hiking is an ideal solo activity.
  7. Hiking allows you to soak up Vitamin D.
  8. Hiking is for all age groups.
  9. Hiking teaches perseverance.
  10. Hiking can be as peaceful or adventuresome as you make it!