Winter Weather Awareness: With a Winter Storm Warning in effect, there is a possibility that residential collections (including garbage, recycling, yard and bulk waste) may be impacted. A decision for these Solid Waste services will be made early Tuesday morning. Check back for updates.
The City of Fort Worth is developing an Urban Forest Master Plan (UFMP) to preserve, manage, and grow Fort Worth’s urban forest….and we want to hear from you! Click on the survey HERE.
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The City of Fort Worth in conjunction with the Texas Trees Foundation (TTF) is developing an Urban Forest Master Plan to create a shared vision and road map for managing Fort Worth’s trees in order to enhance the quality of life in the City.
The quality, health, and connectivity of the City’s urban forest is a major contributor to the quality of life for residents of Fort Worth. Fort Worth is feeling the impacts of rising temperatures and decreased air quality common to growing urban areas. Loss of existing tree canopy magnifies these impacts.
The Park & Recreation Department maintains close to 297 parks (12,893 acres) and public spaces citywide, as well as providing recreational activities and educational programming that makes Fort Worth a great place to live, work and play.
The Park & Recreation Department has a variety of divisions to make Fort Worth fun for families, seniors, and kids of all ages.
There's always a new adventure waiting for you at one of the department's attractions.
Each community center offers a variety of activities, camps, fitness classes, and more for all ages.
Fort Worth's dog parks are sure to get everyone's tail wagging!
Participate in the fastest-growing sport at one of Fort Worth's indoor or outdoor pickleball courts.
Fort Worth's aquatics facilities provide programs while also giving families a way to beat the summer heat.
The Park & Recreation Department maintains 297 parks (12,893 acres) and public spaces citywide.
Fort Worth has promoted sound urban forestry practices since 1873.
The Adopt-a-Spot program allows volunteers to adopt public spaces.
The City’s Graffiti Abatement Program offers no-cost graffiti removal services.
Several Fort Worth lakes are stocked with fish by Texas Parks & Wildlife.
Natural Areas are either left in their natural habitat or minimally maintained.
Fort Worth's skate parks are wheel-y spectacular.
Information regarding park maintenance, public space mowing, and alley maintenance.
Consider a park reservation for your next party, event, run, or activity.
The City of Fort Worth offers a variety of sports for residents of all ages to join a team, drop-in, or play solo while enjoying their favorite pastime.
This master plan is a living document that provides a road map for the next five to 10 years, to help ensure Fort Worth remains one of Texas' premiere park systems.
The plan is updated regularly through a needs assessment and public input process.
View the plan(PDF, 16MB)
View the 2020 update(PDF, 17MB).
The Aquatics Master Plan provides a comprehensive look at facility types and potential amenities the city has slated for development as funding comes available.
View the 2012 update(PDF, 11MB).
Other Park Master Plans
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