Woodlands Trail Closure
The Woodlands Trail in the Big Sandy Creek Unit will be closed August 19-29 and September 2-12, 2014, while park staff and an AmeriCorps crew apply herbicide to trifoliate orange, an invasive non-native shrub that has become problematic in that area.
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?
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.