Bedford is an established city with grand, tree lined streets. It is approximately 22 miles from Downtown Dallas and 14 miles from Downtown Fort Worth. It is home to the Bedford Boys Ranch which is a 68 acre park. This massive park boasts a water park, activity center, a large fishing pond, tennis courts, jogging trails, playgrounds and more! It hosts a large 4th of July celebration complete with fireworks that families from all over the area come to see. Its close proximity to the Dallas Fort Worth International Airport also make Bedford a desirable area. In 2012, the population was an estimated 48,150.