• 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.

Accessibility

The Preserve Visitor Center, the Sundew Trail, and the boardwalk into the Pitcher Plant Trail are accessible. Be aware that wooden boardwalks along these trails often become very slick after rains. Most picinic tables and restrooms are wheelchair accessible.

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.