Explore the New Surroundings! How To Get Around Silo Mills

Silo Mills, a beautiful master-planned community, is only 30 miles from Fort Worth but far enough away from the city to offer all the benefits of small-town living. Designed to provide the ultimate in convenience, Silo Mills is located between the “postcard-perfect” towns of Joshua and Godley. It provides families with 840 acres of carefully curated homes, nature trails, blue and green spaces, and upscale amenities to support and enhance an active, healthy lifestyle.

The Silo Mills community has so many extras, it may be hard to leave the neighborhood, but if you do, there’s so much to do, see, and experience nearby. Whether you’ve lived in the area for a long time or are a newcomer to North Texas, the following road map can lead you in the right direction. When the residents are connected and informed, the community thrives!

A Hop, Skip, and a Jump Away


Easy access to Fort Worth means easy access to world-class cultural events, big-city entertainment, and special attractions.

  • Just 30 minutes to the Fort Worth Cultural District: If you are looking for family-friendly attractions in downtown Fort Worth, consider these options - Fort Worth Water Gardens, Burnett Park, or the Fort Worth Museum of Science and History—Head West of FM 917. Merge onto the Chisolm Trail Parkway and stay on it until you reach downtown Fort Worth.
  • Kimball Art Museum: This world-class museum is not to be missed! The Kimball Art Museum has a wide variety of art on display.  Everything from ancient sculptures to modern masterpieces is there to see and appreciate. The exhibits are curated to give visitors a broader understanding of art history. To get there from Silo Mills, head west on FM 917 until you reach Farm-to-Market Road 2331. Take a right onto 2331 and follow it until you reach your destination. The Kimball Art Museum is at 3333 Camp Bowie Blvd, Ft. Worth, TX 76107.
  • Morning Commute: If you’d rather ride than drive to your job in Fort Worth, commuters can take the Trinity Metro Train from Godley to Fort Worth Central Station.
  • Visit Lake Granbury: How about some “water therapy?” If you want to spend a day at the lake, it’s only 20 miles away. To get to Lake Granbury from Silo Mills, head east on Silo Mills Road. Merge on to US-377 S. Continue on US-377 S until you reach Granbury. Recreational opportunities at Lake Granbury include a sandy beach at City Beach Park, perfect for swimming and picnicking, with public restrooms, a spray park, SUP/volleyball/bicycle concessionaire, kayak rentals in the summer, and picnic pavilions available on a first-come, first-serve basis. Also, it’s a great place to access the boardwalk. In addition, City Beach is within walking distance of Granbury’s historic downtown square where there are many places to eat and shop. 
  • Dinosaur Valley State Park: For some mysterious reason, kids really love dinosaurs. If you are the proud parent of a little paleontologist, or if you just want to walk in the footsteps of dinosaurs, then this state park near Fort Worth is worth the trip! To get there from Silo Mills, head west on FM 917 until you reach the Chisolm Trail Parkway South. Exit onto US-67 S/US-377 S toward Glen Rose. Follow US-67 S/US-377 S until you reach Glen Rose. In Glen Rose, follow signs to Dinosaur Valley State Park.

Retail Therapy


Trend reports claim that today’s families prioritize convenience over anything when they go shopping. When what you need can be purchased nearby, travel time is kept to a minimum. That’s an added convenience, but it’s also being a good neighbor.  When you shop where you live, you are supporting the local business community. 

  • Grocery/ Pharmacy: Brookshire’s, a grocery store in Joshua, has been in business since 1928 . To get there from Silo Mills, take FM 917 W. Keep straight and get on E. 14th St. Turn right on TX-174. Turn right on Joshua Station Blvd. Brookshire’s is on the corner. 
  • Shopping Spree: The Shops at Clearfork cater to their customers. Only the best will do!  This open-air shopping, dining, and entertainment venue wants patrons to enjoy a pleasurable buying experience. To get there from Silo Mills, Take FM 917 W to the Chisolm Trail Parkway. Follow the signs to Edwards Ranch Road. Turn right on Monahan Ave. Turn right onto Gage Ave.

Serving the Community

Known for its strong commitment to educational quality, the Godley ISD provides an enriching and nurturing educational environment, where students thrive. The schools serving the Silo Mills are as follows:

  • Pleasant View Elementary: Located adjacent to the Silo Mills community, Pleasant View Elementary is a mere 223 feet away. Take the Silo Mills Parkway south for 4 minutes and you’ll arrive.
  • Godley 6th Grade Campus: Located 6.5 miles from Silo Mills, the campus can be reached by taking the Silo Mills Parkway to W FM 917. Bear right onto W. Links Dr. Take a left onto N. Pearson St / FM 2331. Turn right and you’ve arrived.
  • Godley Middle School: 8 miles from the Silo Mills community. Take Silo Mills Parkway to FM 917. Take a right onto TX 171-N Highway 171. Entrance is to the left.
  • Godley High School: 8 miles from the Silo Mills community. Take Silo Mills Parkway to FM 917. Take a right onto TX 171-N Highway 171. Entrance is to the left.

Schools that are located close to where you live make the morning routine much less stressful!

You’ve Arrived at Your Destination!

When a family tours the beautiful neighborhoods at Silo Mills, they’re planning to build a life that includes culture, nature, educational excellence, and high-end conveniences. If this sounds like what you’re looking for, look no further. You’ve arrived at your destination. Click here to arrange a visit!