Shopping and Dining.
Home to a number of locally-owned restaurants and national favorites, North Richland Hills offers almost every type of cuisine you could imagine. Cristina’s Fine Mexican Restaurant is a favorite hometown Mexican restaurant. Takara Japanese Steakhouse on Boulevard 26 is known for its excellent sushi. And, don’t forget the pizza, pasta, salads, and delectable entrees at Niki’s Italian Bistro on Davis Blvd. Residents can pick up everyday staples, including home furnishings, groceries, clothing, and more at Walmart Supercenter, Target, Sam’s Club, Kohl’s, The Home Depot, Burlington Coat Factory, and Garden Ridge. For trendy styles and unique gifts with prices ranging from Forever21 to Nordstrom, the North East Mall in Hurst is only a few minutes away.
Parks and Recreation.
North Richland Hills real estate includes 800 acres of award-winning parkland, including athletic fields, playgrounds, fishing ponds, and nature trails. Cross Timbers Park on Douglas Road includes sections of preserved forest and prairie and features baseball fields, sports facilities, hard and soft surface walking trails, and a large children’s playground. The 4-mile-long, paved Cotton Belt Trail winds along the tracks of the Cotton Belt Railroad and will eventually link North Richland Hills to the nearby communities of Hurst, Colleyville, Grapevine, and Fort Worth. Dick Faram Park, located adjacent to the Cotton Belt Trail, features a looped jogging trail, a picnic pavilion, a children’s playground with shade trees, and five acres of open space perfect for flag football, Frisbee, and soccer games. Residents can let their dogs and puppies roam free at the Tipps Canine Hollow Dog Park, which features fenced areas for large and small dogs.
The new North Richland Hills recreation center comprises of 86,000 square feet and features a state-of-the-art fitness center, a suspended walking/running track, a double gymnasium, a senior center, a kids club, and an indoor aquatics center with three lap lanes, a rock climbing wall, a loop slide, and a whirlpool. Group classes, including Zumba, yoga, spin, and aerobics, are held at the center daily.
North Richland Hills also is home to NRH2O, Dallas-Fort Worth’s family water park, featuring body slides, tube slides, multi-rider slides, pools, water playgrounds, a lazy river, and the world’s largest uphill water-coaster. The 18-hole Iron Horse Golf Course, also in North Richland Hills, is a highly rated, award-winning public golf course. Known for its great value, the course features four sets of tees and is perfect for golfers at all levels. North Richland Hills has a community garden where residents can plant their own organic produce.
Designated one of the top ten safest neighborhoods in the Dallas-Fort Worth area, North Richland Hills also offers a cost of living nearly equal to the country’s average and plenty of economic opportunities. The city is home to 30 major employers, including Medical City North Hills and Tyson Prepared Foods, and approximately 1,200 local businesses, which has allowed the city‘s 69,917 residents to experience positive job growth in recent years. Median home value in 2017 was $263,000.
Schools, Health, and Transportation.
The Birdville Independent School District operates 16 elementary schools, seven middle schools, and five high schools in North Richland Hills. Students also can attend one of several private schools in the area, including North Park Christian Academy, Fort Worth Christian School, St. John the Apostle Catholic School, and North Richland Hills Montessori. Adult students can earn associates degrees in over 70 disciplines at the nearby Tarrant County College.
The 164-bed Medical City North Hills provides emergency, acute, diagnostic, and surgical care to thousands of Tarrant County residents each year. The hospital is both a certified primary stroke center and an accredited heart failure center. Medical City North Hills houses a bariatric center, a spinal surgery center, a senior health clinic, and a women’s center.
Residents of North Richland Hills can hop on one of the region’s many bus routes or the Trinity Railway Service (TRE) in nearby Richland Hills to commute between Dallas and Fort Worth. The DFW International Airport, located just 15 miles from North Richland Hills, offers non-stop service to an abundance of domestic and international destinations each day. Three shuttle routes connect the TRE rail service to the airport.
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