Hunting Permits Issued Beginning July 8, 2013
Big Thicket National Preserve will begin issuing hunting permits for the 2013-2014 hunting season on Monday, July 8, at 9 am at the preserve visitor center. For more information, please call the visitor center at (409) 951-6700. More »
Curriculum-based educational programs
The Preserve offers a wide range of curriculum-based programs for school age children pre-K through 12th grade. These programs are offered at no charge and only by reservation to our regional schools.
For more information, contact the preserve at 409-951-6700.
Project WILDProject WILD is an interdisciplinary conservation and environmental education program that emphasizes wildlife and the environment. Big Thicket National Preserve staff are certified as Project WILD instructors and can both lead programs and teach others to lead them. The suite of Project WILD programs includes Project WILD, Project WILD Aquatic, Project WILD Science and Civics, and Growing up Wild. For more information about these programs, please call the Preserve at 409-951-6700, or email Mary_Kay_Manning@nps.gov.
Did You Know?
Tourism in the Big Thicket area dates back to 1845. A spa located in Sour Lake, catered to the likes of Sam Houston and sold the "sour" water to tourists