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Ft. Worth Stockyard Stables

128 E. Exchange Ave., Fort Worth, TX 76164
1-817-624-3446
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Ranked #38 of 99 Attractions in Fort Worth
Type: Horseback Riding Stables
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Yuma Az
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32 reviews 32 reviews
9 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

For a "stockyard" and being a Nebraska farm kid I've seen a few this is NOT your typical stockyard. You'll see some of the old pens but most are now shops and a few restraurants in here. A nice day trip when visiting the metroplex and since most is free you can't go wrong looking a look arund and then... More

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Dallas, Texas
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5 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

A lot of people come to the Dallas/Ft. Worth area expecting people to still be riding horses and wearing spurs to work. Many leave surprised that it's a thriving, modern, metropolis. So when I had family come in wanting a more "authentic" cowboy vision of DFW, we went to the Ft. Worth Stockyards. The Stockyards are best experienced during large... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

A neat experience with the kids seeing the longhorn cattle being driven down the steet. It was hot (July) and lots of people were out on the holiday weekend. Go early for a good spot especially if you have little ones. Loved the history!

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houston
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48 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

My 12 year old grandson and I went to the stockyards of Ft Worth recently to see the" cattle drive" and I was surprised at the number of people who were there on a week day in hot June. Now, being from Texas, I have seen cattle drives and this is not exactly that. But it is a fun and... More

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Afton, Oklahoma
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47 reviews 47 reviews
4 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

We went to watch the cattle drive, we enjoyed the Cowboy Musem, the many shops where all pleasant to visit. We enjoyed a great meal at Riscky's Steak House.. The misters shure where a welcome cooling event. I was particularly impressed with the reasonable prices for a tourest event.

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Manila
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42 reviews 42 reviews
10 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

After NYC, I flew to Texas!!! My friend's family brought me to this cowboy place w/c i truly enjoyed. Lots of horses and cowboys parading in their native outfits. The place is great. Good souvenir shops and dining areas. Surely be back if given a chance.

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Barrow-in-Furness, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

Lovely day out for children and Adults.. we saw cowboys on horseback and a cattle run with Longhorn cattle, lovely quaint town with very friendly people, the restaurants we ate in gave an excellent service , this place is not far from Dallas Airport if you wanted to stop overnight, would recommend,.

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Far, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2014

It was sure fun seeing the city folks get up around the big longhorns and act silly having their pictures taken. And also talking to the "cowboys" they met on the street. It was a fun little excursion, and if you are looking for Texas themed tourist knick-knacks they will have it in one of the shops. I would recommend... More

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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5 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2013

Kids get to see close up longhorns, horses, even a camel. The people are very friendly and an overall good experience. Then, make sure to take a walk around town and check out some of the shops. Neat old town for sure.

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Irving, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2013

Fort Worth is an old town in a big city. It's hard not to like this place. Even though we visit often we are never disappointed. From the Stock yards to the Zoo there is plenty to do here with your family. The Stock Yards is a must see do not pass this gem up. There are shops and places... More

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