Comfort Suites North Fossil Creek
3751 Tanacross Dr.
Fort Worth, TX 76137
Phone: (817) 222-2333
Fax: (817) 222-9666
Take your best shot on this par-72, 6,875-yard championship public golf course, which was designed by the legendary Arnold Palmer. Opened in 1987(USGA 73.60), Fossil Creek provides everything a golfer desires. Course amenities include a driving range, rental clubs and a club professional to help develop the perfect swing. Greens fees are $57 on weekdays and $72 on weekends, and include golf cart rental. Tee times are accepted. Call to know the open hours.
Iron Horse Golf Club is an upscale 18-hole golf course in the greater Fort Worth area. Over the past 20 years, the course has matured to become a haven a lush green lawns and tree-lined fairways. The grounds also feature 3 authentic railway cars, used as restrooms and a snack bar. There is also Sanford's Grill on site, a full-service restaurant and bar that offers sandwiches, made-to-order burgers and more. In addition to its sporting reputation, Iron House Golf Club is known for its picturesque setting, perfect for outdoor weddings.
Cowtown Wakepark is a unique space in downtown Fort Worth that allows thrill-seekers to step out onto the water, regardless of experience. The Wakepark sets adventurers up with all of the gear and instruction they may need, but this isn't your average wakeboarding. Cowtown does all of its wakeboarding without a boat for a unique experience on the Trinity River. Cowtown Wakepark is the perfect place to embark on a new adventure in an original way.
Located in the historical Fort Worth Stockyards, Fort Worth Stockyard Stables is a must-visit for all horse lovers. Go on a horseback ride through miles of peaceful terrain along the Trinity River, or have your picture taken by the stables' professional photographer. It's a great place to bring your little ones, as all ages are welcome here. Birthdays, weddings, corporate events and many other occasions are the perfect functions to hold here.
Located in the Ft. Worth Stockyards, the Cowtown Coliseum has a tremendous history. It was the site of the first indoor rodeo, held in 1918, and the first live radio broadcast, which took place at a rodeo here in 1923. Despite being an old building, the Coliseum has excellent modern conveniences such as the arena seats for 2,500 people, air conditioning, production lighting and a great sound system. Cowtown Coliseum is home to the Stockyard Championship rodeo, which takes place here every Friday and Saturday. Rodeos feature traditional bull riding, steer wrestling, calf roping, team roping and barrel racing.
This is the largest park in Texas with handicap access. The park was designed specifically with handicapped children in mind. A wood fiber material that is hard enough for wheelchairs, yet soft enough to minimize the effects of falls is found throughout the park. There are several playground areas for children of different ages and ramps, instead of stairs, lead to the equipment. Access points allow children to climb on the equipment from their wheelchairs. The park is just the beginning of a 100-acre development planned by the city of North Richland Hills.
Trinity Trails consists of over 40 miles of trailways, open to the public for guests to hike, run and bike. Trinity Trails hosts Mud Runs in both the fall and spring to bring active nature-lovers together in a fun and competitive way. There are also more recreational events such as music and markets throughout the year for the public to simply enjoy the outdoors. This space is an excellent setting to get in touch with nature, for the first or five hundredth time.
LaGrave Field, home to the Fort Worth Cats—a baseball team, is one of the finest ballpark in the city. Being the only park to have four dug outs in United State—The Bobby Bragan Dugout Suite and The Paul LaGrave Dugout Suite, where fans can feel the nostalgia. Apart from the baseball games, the spectators are treated to the view of high-rise buildings and Tarrant County Courthouse against the blue skyline. Appreciated as one of the leading Independent Ballparks in the nation in 2003, its truly a gem in the crown of Fort Worth city. It also hosts various events like concerts and weddings and during the lax period it serves as the parking lot for the Courthouse.
Manmade river twists and turns through trees and flowers at this 17-acre water park, a perfect spot for children of all ages. One highlight is the green extreme, a water roller coaster measuring 65 feet tall and 1,161 feet long. With its myriad twists and turns, this ride,deemed the world's largest uphill water coaster, is everyone's favorite. The endless river offers the opportunity for a relaxing ride on a lazy summer day, while NRH2Ocean is a 12,000-square-foot wave pool. On Friday nights, "dive-in" movies are shown on a screen that is readily viewable from anywhere in this pool.
Located on the northeast edge of downtown, Heritage Park is a great place to relax along the banks of the Trinity River. There are concrete trails for walking, biking and inline skating, as well as picnic tables and a playground for the kids. It is also the site for numerous festivals throughout the year. Pack a lunch and bring the family for an afternoon of fun.
Fort Worth's Water Gardens is a spectacular man-made creation. A crown jewel of Fort Worth, it is often used as a business, professional, wedding and tourist venue. Architects Philip Johnson and John Burgee were appointed by the Amon G. Carter foundation to create this masterpiece in the late 1960s. Covering over four blocks of downtown space, the Water Gardens offer outstanding sightseeing opportunities. More than 500 types of plants and trees adorn this 4.3 acre park.
Located on the northwest edge of Ft. Worth and not far from downtown, Lake Worth is a convenient destination. Since there is no full service marina on the reservoir, it is a popular location for sailboat enthusiasts. There is also a large amount of private property along the lake's edge, so make sure you use one of the four public boat and picnic areas when you are there. Fishing for small bass and crappie is popular, and be sure to look for Moss Point and Goat Island, which provide excellent scenery. Admission is free.