Hunting Permits Issued Beginning July 8, 2013
Big Thicket National Preserve will begin issuing hunting permits for the 2013-2014 hunting season on Monday, July 8, at 9 am at the preserve visitor center. For more information, please call the visitor center at (409) 951-6700. More »
Hunting Permit Registration Begins July 8
Contact: Leta Parker, (409) 951-6831
Big Thicket National Preserve Superintendent Doug Neighbor announced today that the Preserve will issue free hunting permits from July 8, 2013, until February 28, 2014. Permits will be issued daily at the Preserve Visitor Center from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm, including weekends. The visitor center is located eight miles north of Kountze at 6102 FM 420.
Permits are available per hunting unit as follows:
Hunters must return their harvest cards by April 1, 2014, in order to receive a permit to hunt the following season.
For more information, contact Big Thicket National Preserve at (409) 951-6700 or (409) 951-6831.
Did You Know?
Tourism in the Big Thicket area dates back to 1845. A spa located in Sour Lake, catered to the likes of Sam Houston and sold the "sour" water to tourists