• Birder on Village Creek Bridge in Turkey Creek Unit

    Big Thicket

    National Preserve Texas

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  • Woodlands Trail Closure

    The Woodlands Trail in the Big Sandy Creek Unit will be closed August 19-29 and September 2-12, 2014, while park staff and an AmeriCorps crew apply herbicide to trifoliate orange, an invasive non-native shrub that has become problematic in that area.

Nature & Science

Trees, shrubs, and vines found in Big Thicket National Preserve

 

Wildflowers found in Big Thicket National Preserve

 

Grasses found in Big Thicket National Preserve

Fish found in Big Thicket National Preserve

Reptiles and amphibians found in Big Thicket National Preserve

Birds found in Big Thicket National Preserve

Mammals found in Big Thicket National Preserve

Did You Know?

Prescribed Burn

Fire is an important natural process in Big Thicket and is used by park rangers to maintain the health of the ecosystem.