• Birder on Village Creek Bridge in Turkey Creek Unit

    Big Thicket

    National Preserve Texas

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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.

Lodging

There is no lodging available in Big Thicket National Preserve. Lodging is available in nearby communities.


The communities of Woodville, Kountze, Silsbee and Beaumont, Texas, all offer lodging. There are also several bed and breakfast facilities adjacent to the Preserve.

Did You Know?

Bald Eagle

America's national bird, the bald eagle, formerly endangered and still rare, is often seen along the Neches and Trinity Rivers in Big Thicket.