• Birder on Village Creek Bridge in Turkey Creek Unit

    Big Thicket

    National Preserve Texas

There are park alerts in effect.
show Alerts »
  • 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.

Off-Road Driving

Whether you call it muddin' or 4-wheeling, or just a drive on the beach, it's important to know when, where, and how you can drive off-road in America's National Parks.

Just a few key tips will make for a safe, fun day and help ensure that you, other visitors, plants and animals, and our environment and history remain safe from harm.

To view information about off-road driving specific to Big Thicket National Preserve click here.

To view the NPS web page that contains a brochure with more information related to off-road driving in all National Park Service sites click here.

Did You Know?

Bald Eagle

America's national bird, the bald eagle, formerly endangered and still rare, is often seen along the Neches and Trinity Rivers in Big Thicket.