• Birder on Village Creek Bridge in Turkey Creek Unit

    Big Thicket

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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.

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  • 08/31/2013

    Location: Kirby Nature Trail | Map Time: 9:00 AM to 10:30 AM Fee Information: Free Contact Name: Mary Kay Manning Contact Email: e-mail us Contact Phone Number: (409) 951-6720

The Kirby Nature Trail winds through several diverse plant communities, including mixed hardwood forests, cypress sloughs, and river floodplain. Join a park ranger to explore and learn about the plants, animals, fungi, and ecology on this 1.7-mile walk. Meet at the Kirby Trailhead with water, insect repellent, and good walking shoes.