• Birder on Village Creek Bridge in Turkey Creek Unit

    Big Thicket

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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.

Event Details

  • 08/13/2013

    Location: Big Thicket National Preserve Visitor Center Time: 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM Fee Information: Free Contact Name: Mary Kay Manning Contact Email: e-mail us Contact Phone Number: 9409) 951-6720

The numerous plant species in the Big Thicket provided early residents here with many things they needed to survive, from construction materials to food and medicine. Join us at an afternoon "heat retreat" to learn more these plants and their uses. Meet at the visitor center at 6102 FM 420, approximately 8 miles north of Kountze.