• Birder on Village Creek Bridge in Turkey Creek Unit

    Big Thicket

    National Preserve Texas

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  • 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.

Park Planning

Big Thicket National Preserve is hosting two public scoping meetings on feral hog management. Please join us at one of the following meetings:

In Woodville: Wednesday, January 23, 2013, from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm at Wheat Elementary School Cafeteria, 306 Kirby Dr.

In Beaumont: Thursday, January 24, 2013, from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm at Rogers Park Community Center, 6540 Gladys Dr.

Did You Know?

Venomous Snake

Many kinds of snakes are found in the Big Thicket. Most are harmless, although the venomous cottonmouth, coral, copperhead, and various rattlesnakes do make this their home.