There are no developed campgrounds or RV hook-ups in Big Thicket National Preserve.
Visitors may get permits to backpack into certain park units or to camp on sandbars along the park waterways.
Did You Know?
The ivory-billed woodpecker, once considered extinct, was last seen in the Big Thicket in 1967 near the Neches River. Recent sightings in Arkansas give a glimmer of hope for its return.