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.
No park service unit operates in isolation. It takes cooperators, private and not-for-profit, local government, and both State and Federal, providing assistance and support for the many operational and research efforts required to manage a unit of the National Park Service. The organizations listed here have been important to the continued operations of Big Thicket. Visit their web sites and read about the work they are doing to conserve and protect environmental systems.
Kountze, Texas, Economical Development Corporation
Did You Know?
The ivory-billed woodpecker, once considered extinct, was last seen in the Big Thicket in 1967 near the Neches River. Recent sightings in Arkansas give a glimmer of hope for its return.