• Birder on Village Creek Bridge in Turkey Creek Unit

    Big Thicket

    National Preserve Texas

Management

Designations
Globally Important Bird Area - July 26, 2001 UNESCO Biosphere Reserve - December 15, 1981
National Preserve - October 11, 1974

Did You Know?

Sour Lake Baths

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