Located in the Fort Worth suburbs in Tarrant County, North Richland Hills offers excellent access to all the amenities you need and want nearby. With a population of almost 70,000, residents enjoy the warmth and friendliness of small city living with a wealth of resources. They have access to 800 acres of parks including Tipps Canine Hollow Dog Park, a tennis center, 30 miles of hike and bike trails, high-quality schools, and a diversity of new homes.
After reviewing more than 300 communities in the Dallas / Fort Worth area, The Dallas Morning News has selected North Richland Hills as one of the 10 best neighborhoods in DFW. The premier DFW newspaper looked at home affordability, safety, schools, pet-friendliness, things to do, shopping, walkability, commute, and parks. Furthermore, the TEXRail commuter service coming soon will ease commutes.
People shopping around for new homes in DFW will want to add NRH as one of the places to consider. And here are five more reasons why it’d be a great place to live.
Iron Horse Golf Course
Famed golf course designer Dick Phelps designed the award-winning Iron Horse Golf Course on Skylark Circle. Golf Digest has given the golf course a sought-after 4-star rating. The 70-par, 6,700-yard course features two creeks, a railroad theme, driving range, and a clubhouse with casual dining and upscale banquet facilities great for special events.
NRH2O Family Water Park
Consistently one of the top water parks in the U.S., NRH20 offers all-day fun for the family. There, you can jump into the ever-popular big wave pool and float on the lazy river. People can host parties there or attend special events, such as dive-in movies and fireworks.
There’s something for everyone. The Tadpole Swimming Hole is a water playground for the youngest family members. A five-level interactive water playground will keep everyone busy for a bit. Of course, lots of slides provide thrills of all levels.
NYTEX Sports Centre
NYTEX Sports Centre has all kinds of sports happening, including some that you don’t see every day. Want to try fencing? Take lessons and join the fencing club. Ever see a roller derby match? You can as the Dallas Derby Devils competes there.
You can watch Lone Star Brahmas, a North American Hockey League team, play there. North American 3 Hockey League’s Texas Brahamas also hosts their games in the center. To top it off, ZuRoma lets you watch games while you dine on fine Sicilian food.
The facility offers hockey camps, hockey leagues, ice skating lessons, and public skating. Summer camps cover multiple sports including volleyball, basketball, soccer, and dodgeball.
The Maker Spot
Not too many cities have a place that allows people get their creative juices flowing like North Richland Hills public library’s The Maker Spot. It’s a high-tech center where you can create videos, music, quilts, 3D printed objects, and more. Kids ages 4 through 9 can check out kits. Take a gander at their event calendar for classes and programs covering everything from robotics to Arduino (electronics platform).
NRH Centre features swimming pools, classes, programs for kids, personal training, and massage therapy. This multi-purpose recreation facility has sports leagues and day camps for kids. Residents ages 55 and up can enter the NRH Senior Center Seniors in a separate entrance. The center contains meeting rooms, game rooms, arts and crafts, and many other amenities.
This is just a short list of the many things you can do in North Richland Hills. You may also want to look into the NRH Community Garden and Sounds of Spring Concert Series. Remember, you’re only a few minutes to an hour away from museums, adventures, shopping, and other fun places in DFW.
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