• Birder on Village Creek Bridge in Turkey Creek Unit

    Big Thicket

    National Preserve Texas

Firearms in National Parks Law

As of February 22, 2010, federal law allows people who can legally possess firearms under applicable federal, state, and local laws to legally possess firearms in this NPS site.

It is the responsibility of visitors who carry firearms to understand and comply with all applicable state, local, and federal firearm laws before entering this park.

Firearms are not allowed in certain facilities in Big Thicket National Preserve, including the visitor center. These facilities are marked with signs at all public entrances.

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