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Fort Worth Stockyards
Stockyards Visitor Center
130 East Exchange Street
Fort Worth
TX
76164
Tel: 817 625 9715

Where are we going today?

Grab those yee haw country hats because Fort Worth Stockyards are FILLED with toe-tappin', gunslingin' family fun!

The best thing about Fort Worth Stockyards is that the attractions and entertainment are so varied, that you certainly will find something for the whole family!

A great place to start off your day at is the Stockyards Visitors Center. Here, you can find out all about the activities that you can enjoy in the Fort Worth Stockyards Historic District. 

How about checking out a real life rodeo? The Stockyards Championship Rodeo gives you that exciting rush of watching those cowboys and cowgirls battle it out to be champ!

For a little fun and adventure - and maybe a bit of a challenge - the Cowtown Cattlepen Maze is a super fun experience for the whole family!

From adventure to history, the Stockyards Museum is waiting for all those families who want to find out a bit more about the history of the stockyards.  It's a great place to enjoy a change of pace from all the other action.

Now, you're in Texas, and it wouldn't be TRUE Texas without a Longhorn Cattle Drive! You might be lucky and catch these iconic creatures being herded by some real life cowboys and cowgirls!

Choo Choo! What's that? Only the Grapevine Vintage Railroad, which is great for those kids who LOVE trains, and if you want to try another type of transportation, then the Texas Stageline is a fun horse drawn carriage ride that the whole family can enjoy. 

Want more animals? Great! Fort Worth Stockyards have a cute petting zoo so kids can have fun animal encounters with those domestic favorites, like sheep and goats. 

With shopping, dining, and even more entertainment completing the fun list of things to do at the Fort Worth Stockyards, you really will need a whole day out with the family to even scratch the surface!

Enjoy folks! 

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How much does it cost?

  • AdultsEach attraction has a different price
  • ChildrenSame as adult
LAST UPDATED 2015

When can we go?

Visitor Center: 8:30am - 6pm weekdays / 9am - 6pm Sat / 11am - 5pm Sun

All year round

I'm Hungry!

You might go home bursting! From steak houses, to BBQ, Mexican and Italian - you certainly won't go hungry!.

Healthy Eating!

There are healthy options in most restaurants .

Any Top Tips?

Check the schedule of what you want to enjoy before you go, to ensure you don't miss out! .

Doing our bit

The stockyards are incredibly historic, and they have preserved the past beautifully to incorporate the future. .

Need a little extra help?

Give the individual attractions a call to see their accessibility .

Can I get one of those?

There are SO many shops you might be overwhelmed with choice! From cowboy attire, to western stores, and even art galleries...there will be something for all! .

More information

There are a number of parking options. They have free parking on one lot in the NE end of the station, and free parking 11am - 2pm weekdays for the lunch crowd.

What people are saying?

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    If i could upload a video of the room i would, all i needed was a casket to feel like i was in a funeral home. Absolutely disgusting and dirty looking lamps with fringe.
    i thought i saw my dead grand mother in the wicker rocker in the corner of the room.

    This hotel is so freaking disgusting for $249 per night Then the old rickety floors squeak and the dude in the room above was getting it on all night long and i heard every step around and around that bed.

    If you think for the price your getting a great hotel, you are getting shitty old room...Read More

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    We booked a room for an anniversary night. Valet staff was courteous and prompt. The staff at front desk was very helpful even when we had a minor issue with room. The standard room we received was incredibly clean and fresh. Wonderfully comfortable bed, nice amenities such as Keurig coffee maker, and great personal toiletries.

    Hotel has very historic features but is updated to fit the modern amenities of full service properties.

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    This was AWFUL!!!! One - we booked a suite several weeks before arriving and once we got there they only had us booked in a regular room. I had my confirmation print out of what I booked and price and they would not honor it. The room, bathroom, and beds were super small. Second - the hotel smelled. The resturant within the hotel H3 was horrible. The service and the food was awful - both my daughter and husband got sick. The staff in the hotel was rude and not helpful in the least. I would never ever stay at this hotel again. I highly - highly...Read More

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    It's real. Great breakfast here - gotta try it. They've got the real longhorns in the area. The people and the music are real as well.

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    I called six weeks in advance and booked a room for Fri and Sat nights for 134.00 per night (goverment rate) When we checked in they said they did not offer the goverment rate on the weekend and we would have to pay 219.00. I had the confirmation number and rate written down and showed it to the manager. He would not honor the rate they quoted. We stayed one night then got a room at the Hyatt Place, also 219.00, but much nicer. Continental Breakfast and no parking charge. The Hyatt is also in the heart of the Ft Worth Stockyards. The Stockyard...Read More

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by Larry Mcclendon

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If i could upload a video of the room i would, all i needed was a casket to feel like i was in a funeral home. Absolutely disgusting and dirty looking lamps with fringe.
i thought i saw my dead grand mother in the wicker rocker in the corner of the room.

This hotel is so freaking disgusting for $249 per night Then the old rickety floors squeak and the dude in the room above was getting it on all night long and i heard every step around and around that bed.

If you think for the price your getting a great hotel, you are getting shitty old room all that was missing was Miss Kitty standing behind the front desk and Marshal Dillon and Festus. Good think the guy above got some, because i got bent over at the front desk for two of these old rat trap rooms.

Never, in my life have i ever stayed in a more disgusting hotel...ever.
Larry McClendon

by Leasha Cartmell

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This was AWFUL!!!! One - we booked a suite several weeks before arriving and once we got there they only had us booked in a regular room. I had my confirmation print out of what I booked and price and they would not honor it. The room, bathroom, and beds were super small. Second - the hotel smelled. The resturant within the hotel H3 was horrible. The service and the food was awful - both my daughter and husband got sick. The staff in the hotel was rude and not helpful in the least. I would never ever stay at this hotel again. I highly - highly recommend that anyone considering it - reconsider! There is a very nice Hyatt that is also located in the Stockyards just a couple of blocks down from the Stockyard Hotel. You get everything the Stockyards has to offer but actually enjoy your stay!

by A Google User

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I called six weeks in advance and booked a room for Fri and Sat nights for 134.00 per night (goverment rate) When we checked in they said they did not offer the goverment rate on the weekend and we would have to pay 219.00. I had the confirmation number and rate written down and showed it to the manager. He would not honor the rate they quoted. We stayed one night then got a room at the Hyatt Place, also 219.00, but much nicer. Continental Breakfast and no parking charge. The Hyatt is also in the heart of the Ft Worth Stockyards. The Stockyard Hotel has thin walls (noisy neighobors on both sides of us) and lots of street noise all night. Hyatt was much more comfortable at the same price.

The Weather

Sunday

Conditions: Thunderstorm
Temp: 80° F / 27° C
Humidity: 80 %
Wind: S - 16 MPH

Monday

Conditions: Chance of a Thunderstorm
Temp: 79° F / 26° C
Humidity: 85 %
Wind: SSE - 13 MPH

Tuesday

Conditions: Clear
Temp: 87° F / 31° C
Humidity: 75 %
Wind: S - 12 MPH

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