• 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?

Black Bear

The last southern black bear in the Big Thicket region was killed in 1928. These gentle omniivores may begin migrating back to southeast Texas due to reintroduction programs in Louisiana.