• 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

  • 08/27/2013

    Location: Big Thicket National Preserve Visitor Center | Map Time: 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM 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 us at this indoor program to learn more these plants and their uses. Meet at the visitor center at 6102 FM 420, approximately 8 miles north of Kountze.