There's plenty of fun to be had as you scout out the up-and-coming Major League stars of tomorrow at a Fort Worth Cats game. The sports team plays at LaGrave Field and is an affiliate of the Texas Rangers.
The Fort Worth Cats are a professional baseball team that competes in the South Division of the American Association of Independent Professional Baseball. The team plays home games at LaGrave Field and are seen as an alternative to the Texas Rangers of the MLB. Some of baseball's most notable players like Babe Ruth, Lou Gehrig, Joe DiMaggio, Jackie Robinson and Ted Williams have run the bases at LaGrave Field. The team has won three championships within the last decade.
Get a front row ticket to a hard-hitting sports experience at a professional Texas Brahmas game. This hockey team has dominated the ice since 1997, winning a number of titles and championships. You can catch the professional team, member of the CHL, or the amateur Lonestar Brahamas, member of the NAHL, in action at the NYTEX Sports Centre.
Catch a game with one of the premier collegiate athletics teams, the Texas Christian University Horned Frogs. More than 15 varsity sports teams round out the roster, including football, basketball, volleyball and more.
Texas Christian University Horned Frogs athletic program has 18 varsity sports teams that compete in the NCAA Division I level. Football is the only exception, as they compete in the Div I-Bowl Sub-Division, Mountain West Conference.
Men's varsity sports include: football, baseball, basketball, cross country, golf, swimming & diving, track & field and tennis.
Women's sports are: basketball, volleyball, cross country, equestrian, golf, rifle, soccer, swimming & diving, track & field and tennis.
The Horned Frogs have won NCAA National Championships for football, women's golf, women's equestrian and rifle.
Get away from the city and take a deep breath of fresh air at the Fort Worth Nature Center & Refuge. The 3,261 acres is a preservation of the area's forests, prairies, and wetlands. The outdoor destination has over 20 miles of hiking trails, leading the way to all the flora, fauna and natural wonders the land has to offer.
This 7 mile trail is comprised of two sections. One on the west side of the trinity river and the other on the east side. The west side is a 3.5 mile loop on flat terrain. Access the west side at the main trail head. The east side is about 3.5 miles over a hilly terrain. This section can be ridden as an out and back or a loop using East 1st as a connector. Access the east side at the top of the Beach Street low water crossing.
The 11 mile trail at Marion Sansom Park is comprised of several interconnecting loops that wind through a wooded area with scenic vistas over looking Lake Worth. The main rim loop is intermediate level (white). Expert sections (red) feed off the main loop.
Enjoy the challenge of a new recreation trail among the 40 miles of running and biking trails at Trinity Trails, in Trinity Park. The area boasts 17 trail heads where you'll find picnic areas and rest stops. There's also boat launches, horseback riding trails and plenty of fishing spots.
Camping, fishing, birdwatching, hiking and boating are just some of the popular recreational activities at Benbrook Lake. The area's natural beauty and pristine vistas mean you're in a for an outdoor treat like no other. Camping reservations and pre-paid fishing licenses are highly recommended. The park area reaches its limit quickly on weekends.
Summer and sunshine is plentiful at Burger's Lake, the oasis in downtown Fort Worth for water recreation enthusiasts. A sandy beach and lifeguards, diving boards and a huge water slide are just some of the amenities you'll find here. The water is filtered by a state-of-the-art system.
Burger's Lake is a 30-acre park with a spring-fed lake on site for family fun and swimming. The lake is chlorinated, filtered and chemically maintained by a state-of-the-art purification system. Burger's Lake employs a lifeguard staff for swimmers' safety. Other amenities the park offers are two sandy beaches, over 300 picnic tables, charcoal grills for cooking, six diving boards, a 20-foot slide and a 25-foot trapeze. Pack a picnic and don't forget the towels and sunscreen, Burger's Lake is a perfect spot for some quality summer fun.
Head out into the waters with the guarantee of catching fish, thanks to the highly enthusiastic owner and guide Mark Parker, at Texas Guide Fishing. Parker has over 30 years experience catching fish in North Texas area lakes.
Looking for Adventure? DFW Adventure Park is an extreme theme park providing paintball games, wilderness challenges, zip lines, ATV trail riding, airsoft and laser combat tactical games.
Hit 'em with your best shot at Fun On The Run Paintball Park. Capture the opposing team's flag for bragging rights. Better luck next time if you leave looking like a Jackson Pollock masterpiece.
Main Event is your number one family entertainment destination for food and fun with bowling, billiards, laser tag, bowling, arcade, gravity ropes, mini-golf, rock climbing and karaoke. Enjoy numerous activities for your next birthday party, banquet or event.
If you've ever wondered what it's like to drive in a race car, the Richard Petty Driving Experience is your ticket to adrenaline-pumping action. Sit in the driver's seat or take the wheel yourself. The company has a menu of options to quench your thirst for speed.
Get your motor running at Texas Motor Speedway and witness some of NASCAR's most grueling and exciting races live. In the off-season, there's still plenty to see with Monster Truck and motocross events.
The famed Texas Motor Speedway is a racetrack in Fort Worth. The track measures 1.5 miles around and hosts two NASCAR Sprint Cup races: the Samsung 500 and the Dickies 500.
Other races that take place at the speedway are:
Texas Motor Speedway also hosts Monster Truck shows and motocross events.
Get back to nature at Trinity Park, home to a duck pond, a miniature train, playgrounds and other outdoor recreation fun. Lingering is encouraged, and the park includes picnic pavilions, restroom and water fountains throughout.
Burnett Park helps deliver a little relaxation and recreation, right in the middle of downtown Fort Worth. Land for the park was donated by cattle baron Samuel Burk Burnett and today features sculptures, water features and granite walkways.