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.
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?
Big Thicket has four insect-eating plants. These are pitcher plants, sundews, bladderworts, and butterworts.