Walking Tour Directions
Since the trees are on city owned park land, the public can visit the trees with in park operating hours. Fort Worth Botanic Garden information and maps maybe downloaded from their web site.
Start your tour from the Japanese Gardens parking lot. Walk west on the trail nearly 100 yards. On your right or to the north will be a few trees on a slightly, sloping grade. This is where we will start our tour. The following GIS (latitude and longitude values are for those adventurous folks with GPS units that want to "geotrek" through the gardens pointing out the trees.
#1 - Japanese Zelkova (lat: 32.73516N, long: 97.36686W)
#2 - Sawtooth Oak (lat: 32.73488N, long: 97.36767W)
Walk approximately 150 yards to the SE to just north of the Imagination Vegetable Garden you will find the next tree.
#3 - California Buckeye (lat: 32.73431N, long: 97.36648W)
Walk out to the Rock Springs Road and walk north to the Gardens Restaurant. On the West side is our next tree.
#4 - English Walnut (lat: 32.73699N, long: 97.36524W)
Across the street from the restaurant and the intersection of Old Garden Road and Rock Springs Road are our next two trees. The Magnolia is set back in off the road. The Jujube is only about 15 feet off the road.
#5 - Southern Magnolia (lat: 32.73619N, long: 97.36474W)
#6 - Jujube - (lat: 32.73650N, long: 97.36470W)
About 400 yards northward up Old Garden road, just north of the Texas Garden club along the creek is our next tree.
#7 - Lacey Oak (lat: 32.73899N, Long: 97.36389W)
About 80 yards due east and across from the Texas Garden Club building is our next tree.
#8 - Green Hawthorn (lat: 32.73917N, long: 97.36349W)
Our last tree on the tour is found about another 80 yards NE near the corner pf Old Garden Road and Botanic Gardens Road.
#9 - Oklahoma Redbud (lat: 32.74005N, 97.36284W)
Take Old Garden Road back to Rock Springs Road, turn right at the Gardens restaurant, then continue to the Japanese Gardens parking lot to return to your vehicle. Preferably, you can continue exploring the rest of what the Garden has to offer. There is plenty of beauty and splendor to go around. Don't forget to eat lunch at the Gardens Restaurant (That is, if it is open.).