• Birder on Village Creek Bridge in Turkey Creek Unit

    Big Thicket

    National Preserve Texas

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  • Hunter Registration Begins July 7

    Big Thicket National Preserve staff will begin issuing hunting permits for the 2014-2015 season on July 7, 2014, at the Preserve visitor center. The visitor center is open from 9 am to 5 pm daily. Please call 951-6700 for more information.

Laws & Policies

Superintendent's Compendium

Click the link above to view the regulations that apply to all lands and waters within the boundaries of Big Thicket National Preserve.

Firearms in Parks Law

Click the link above to view information about the federal law governing the possession of firearms in National Parks.

Off-Road Vehicles

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?

Pitcher Plant

Big Thicket has four insect-eating plants. These are pitcher plants, sundews, bladderworts, and butterworts.