758 acres of natural fun

Welcome to the wonders of the Bob Jones Nature Center and Preserve. Welcome to a unique opportunity to explore and discover. We’re here to help you appreciate the beauty and understand the importance of our Cross Timbers ecosystem. Come to hike, to bird or to learn more about this precious North Central Texas habitat. The Bob Jones Nature Center and Preserve is a City of Southlake park, and a treasure for all of us.

  • Bob Jones Community Picnic
  • BJNC Pathfinders Preschool
  • BJNC Camera Club

BJNC Highlights

Below is an excerpt from a recent feature in the Star-Telegram entitled, "Social Eyes: Naturally Sweet under the stars is Nov. 1st."

"Picture this: Delicious tastings from fab local top chefs, a gorgeous outdoor setting under the evening sky, live entertainment, star gazing, a lovely silent auction display and a crowd buzzing with enjoyment. What is it? The Naturally Sweet fundraiser on Nov. 1 benefiting the Bob Jones Nature Center in Southlake."

For the entire story, please visit:


CEAD Camp 2014

View photos from camp!

Naturally Sweet 6 is the Event of the Year! Find out more here.

Signage coming to Bluebird Trail thanks to Leadership Southlake! Check out this video to learn more.

NBC 5 aired a story on Talk Street about Bob Jones and the Nature Center in celebration of Black History Month on Saturday, Feb. 23 at 5:00 PM.
Here's a link to the related print story.

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Learn more about BJNC trails and download a trail map!

Things to Do

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Bob Jones Nature Center
355 E. Bob Jones Rd
Southlake, TX

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Nature Center

Open Tuesday-Saturday

Preserve and Trails

Open 7am-5pm; 7am-8pm
during daylight savings time

The mission of the Bob Jones Nature Center organization is to preserve local natural resources and history by providing places of compatible recreation and fostering education about our natural environment.



Southlake Historical Society