• Birder on Village Creek Bridge in Turkey Creek Unit

    Big Thicket

    National Preserve Texas

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  • 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.

Event Details

  • 08/22/2013

    Location: Big Thicket National Preserve Visitor Center | Map Time: 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM Fee Information: Free Contact Name: Mary Kay Manning Contact Email: e-mail us Contact Phone Number: (409) 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 a ranger at an evening program to learn about the many uses people found for these native plants.