How to enjoy Earth Day in Fort Worth

It’s the only planet we have. Since 1970, April 22 has been set aside as an annual day to celebrate nature and environmentalism.

Looking for ways to honor the Earth? Hoodline crunched the numbers, using both Yelp data and our own methodology to produce a ranked list of the best parks, botanical gardens and vegetarian eats around Fort Worth.


Venturing outside is the basic start to an Earth Day celebration. Get inspired with these top-rated parks near you.

1. Fort Worth Water Gardens

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Topping the list is Fort Worth Water Gardens. Located at 1502 Commerce St., the park is the highest rated park in Fort Worth, boasting 4.5 stars out of 191 reviews on Yelp.

2. Fort Worth Nature Center & Refuge

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Next up is Fort Worth Nature Center & Refuge, situated at 9601 Fossil Ridge Road. With 4.5 stars out of 47 reviews on Yelp, the park has proven to be a local favorite.

3. Trinity Park

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Trinity Park, located at 2401 University Drive, is another top choice, with Yelpers giving the park four stars out of 24 reviews.


Cutting down on meat is a good place to start reducing your footprint, not to mention a healthy choice for most people. Get a taste for vegetarian fare at these top veggie-forward eateries.

1. King Tut

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Topping the list is King Tut. Located at 1512 W. Magnolia Ave., the vegetarian and Middle Eastern spot is the highest rated vegetarian restaurant in Fort Worth, boasting four stars out of 127 reviews on Yelp.

2. Saffron Sky

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Saffron Sky, located at 449 N. Beach St., is another top choice, with Yelpers giving the Mediterranean, Middle Eastern and vegetarian spot 4.5 stars out of 39 reviews.


Get a closer look at the wonders of the natural world by hitting a local botanical garden. For extra credit, don't forget a sketchbook.

1. Japanese Garden at the Fort Worth Botanical Garden

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Topping the list is Japanese Garden at the Fort Worth Botanical Garden. Located at 3220 Botanic Garden Blvd., the botanical garden is the highest rated botanical garden in Fort Worth, boasting 4.5 stars out of 89 reviews on Yelp.

2. Botanical Research Institute Of Texas

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Next up is Botanical Research Institute of Texas, situated at 1700 University Drive. With five stars out of 15 reviews on Yelp, the botanical garden has proven to be a local favorite.

3. Fort Worth Botanic Garden

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Fort Worth Botanic Garden, located at 3220 Botanic Garden Blvd., is another top choice, with Yelpers giving the botanical garden and venues space 4.5 stars out of 161 reviews.


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