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Zoos, Aquariums & Wildlife Centers

Texas' largest zoological experience! Thousands of animals and an unwavering commitment to conservation, education and research.

Over 3600 acres, the FWNC&R is one of the largest city-owned nature centers in the United States and offers residents and visitors the opportunity to immerse themselves in the natural history of north central Texas .

Nonprofit wildlife conservation facility with >1,100 animals. 9.5-mile scenic drive in your car or guided tour. 55 miles SW of Fort Worth, near Glen Rose.

Best Little Zoo in Texas! Attracts 85,000 visitors to Gainesville annually. Accredited by the Zoological Association of America (ZAA).

Our Mission: “To provide a caring, safe haven to some of God’s most beautiful creatures.

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