What Are The Fort Worth Stockyards?

The Fort Worth Stockyards, located in Fort Worth, Texas, is an entertainment district of the city that has a very long tradition. As part of the cattle industry for many years, the Fort Worth Stockyards was finally designated as a historical district in 1976.

There are a lot of bars and nightclubs (including Billy Bob’s Texas) that are located in the area, and the Fort Worth Stockyards has a Western motif or western “theme”, just like Texas. There is also an opry and a rodeo.

Did you know that the Fort Worth Stockyards are the last standing stockyards in the United States? Some Fort Worth volunteers still run the cattle drives today. If you’re ever in the area, you can visit the Fort Worth Stockyards and see what it was like in the 1800s.






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