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.
Laws & Policies
Click the link above to view the regulations that apply to all lands and waters within the boundaries of Big Thicket National Preserve.
Click the link above to view information about the federal law governing the possession of firearms in National Parks.
Click the link above to learn about the regulations concerning off-road vehicles in Big Thicket National Preserve, and the impacts these vehicles can have in natural areas.
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