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Fort Worth Herd

131 East Exchange, Fort Worth, TX 76106
817 336 4373
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Ranked #29 of 99 Attractions in Fort Worth
Type: Performances
Description: See a mini cattle drive (daily).
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Saint Augustine, Florida
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64 reviews 64 reviews
18 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014 NEW

This is a tourist attraction for sure. It is staged but it is something free to see in Fort Worth. Kids would enjoy it for sure. They ride down the Main Street 2 times a day with aprox 26 steer and 4 cowboys. While waiting there are shops to go into and even get your picture taken with the steer... More

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55 reviews 55 reviews
14 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

We timed our visit to the Stock Yards to catch the herd. The herd pulls through at two different times of the day (11:30 and 4:00). The only thing we had to pay for was the parking. My son was delighted to watch the herd walk through the center of the Stock Yards. The parking charge is a bit steep,... More

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Barrow-in-Furness, United Kingdom
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95 reviews 95 reviews
42 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

Loved this unique and something I have never witnessed before. The cowboys and wranglers add to the event, which wasn't overcrowded either. Be 10 minutes or so early if you don't want to be in the sun.

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Sydney, Australia
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48 reviews 48 reviews
5 attraction reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

We came to Dallas as Australians for 4 nights. Feeling as though Dallas was a bit devoid of personality we headed to the stockyard for some corny, Texan personality. And it was awesome. Cowboys, bulls and a show three times a day. I got exactly what I wanted as a tourist traveling on a flight for 15 hours. It's a... More

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Florida
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37 reviews 37 reviews
20 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

Long horns are linked to the image of Texas. However is not easy to find a place to see them live. If you are close to Fort Worth and have never seen this cattle before, by all means, go see the heard. Yes, it is small. Yes it lasts only 5 min, but it is free and you will have... More

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fort worth
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52 reviews 52 reviews
22 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

It is good for those who have never seen this type of lifestyle. The "cowboys" are dressed the part, but it is slightly over rated coming from a real life rancher.

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Fort Worth, Texas
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78 reviews 78 reviews
36 attraction reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014 via mobile

Not to sound cynical or anything but it is nothing but cowboys in costume walking down the street with the Cows. The excitement is the authentic costumes and the cracking of the whip. Our four year old granddaughter dressed up as a cowboy, had her picture taken on a huge steer, and loved the herding. You have to see it... More

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stratford upon avon
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76 reviews 76 reviews
55 attraction reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2014 via mobile

If you are in the area it is worth seeing although not a lot of cattle still worth watching. We don't have anything like this in England.

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Hagerstown, MD
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21 reviews 21 reviews
11 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2014 via mobile

Great fun! There was so much more than just the long horns... Stage coaches, wagons, cowboys! Everyone was friendly! The kids loved it!

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Bel Air, Maryland
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39 reviews 39 reviews
19 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2014 via mobile

This is something to see if you are already visiting the Stockyards. I would not recommend making a special trip to witness the herd. There were about 10 longhorns that walked down the street and then it was over. At least it's free! Immediately following the cattle drive, they had a gun fight skit.

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