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 spring. Spring guided hikes will start the first Saturday in April.

Check out the BJNC Calendar and our Facebook events for specialized hikes, such as the Night Hike on May 5 and hikes included in Friday Fundays and Mommy and Me.

Dates: Saturdays in April
Time: 9:00am
Location: The Bob Jones Nature Center and Preserve
Cost: FREE for Members, $5 for Non-Members
Registration: Eventbrite

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!

For additional information, please call 817-491-6333 or email