Bedford is a suburban city located in northeast Tarrant County, Texas, in the “Mid-Cities” area between Dallas and Fort Worth. It is bisected by State Highway 121 and lies north of the West Fork of the Trinity River. It is a safe, friendly community with a small town feel. From a great selection of restaurants to a wide variety of entertainment Bedford is just minutes away from everything the DFW Metroplex has to offer.
ENTERTAINMENT, ACTIVITIES, PARKS & RECREATIONS
ENTERTAINMENT & ACTIVITIES
There are a variety of activities you can enjoy in and around the city and the DFW Metroplex. You can visit Movie Tavern for dinner and a movie, play a round of golf at one of the many area golf courses, or see a local play at Onstage in Bedford. Sporting venues within easy driving distance allow you to watch teams like the Dallas Cowboys, Mavericks, Stars, Texas Rangers, and attend a NASCAR event at the Texas Motor Speedway.
PARKS & RECREATION
Bedford provides a variety of outdoor spaces for you to enjoy whether you want to enjoy nature, sports, or find a place to play! Known as the jewel of the Bedford parks system, Bedford Boys Ranch Park and Activity Center is a favorite spot for Bedford residents. This 68-acre park includes baseball and soccer fields, basketball and tennis courts, a small lake with a jogging path and fishing pier, and Bedford’s “Splash” aquatic facility. Many of the city parks, including the Boys Ranch, include physically challenged playground equipment for children of all abilities to enjoy.
SHOPPING, DINING, HEALTH & WELLNESS
SHOPPING & DINING
Bedford has lots of options for shopping and dining, from clothing and jewelry to furniture and accessories. Within minutes from the city, you’ll also find convenient shopping at places like North East Mall in Hurst, Southlake Town Square, and Grapevine’s Historic Main Street and Grapevine Mills Mall. Dining options range from casual fare like burgers and subs to New Orleans-style seafood and steaks at Pappadeaux Seafood Kitchen. For delicious dinner parties or everyday family meals, you’ll find familiar grocery stores like Alberton’s and Kroger, and fresh local food at the Bedford Farmers Market.
HEALTH & WELLNESS
Whether it’s preventive care or complex medical treatment, Bedford offers a wide variety of wellness and medical services that you and your family can trust. Fitness centers range from full service gyms like 24 Hour Fitness to smaller, more intimate fitness centers. Specialty options include CrossFit, gymnastics, and martial arts.
From Pediatricians to Emergency Services, Bedford residents have access to comprehensive teams of specialists in every area. Nearby hospitals include Texas Health Harris Methodist right in town, and Baylor Scott & White Medical Center in Grapevine.