• 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 Statistics

Acreage
Gross Area Acres for FY 2009 - 106,684
Gross Area Acres for FY 2004 - 97,206
Gross Area Acres for FY 2003 - 97,168

Visitation
Total Recreation Visits for FY 2004- 106,237
Total Recreation Visits for FY 2003- 99,672

Budget
FY 2004 Annual Budget is $2,251,000
FY 2003 Annual Budget is $2,265,000

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.