• 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.

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.