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.
The Preserve offers a wide range of curriculum-based programs for school age children pre-K through 12th grade. These programs are offered at no charge and only by reservation to our regional schools.
Contact us for reservation at 409-951-6700.
Junior Ranger Program
Did You Know?
Tourism in the Big Thicket area dates back to 1845. A spa located in Sour Lake, catered to the likes of Sam Houston and sold the "sour" water to tourists