• Birder on Village Creek Bridge in Turkey Creek Unit

    Big Thicket

    National Preserve Texas

Pets

Dogs are allowed on all trails within the Preserve. They must be leashed at all times with a leash no longer than 6 feet long, and all waste must be removed and disposed of properly.

Dogs are not allowed to be used for hunting.

Did You Know?

Hunting with Dogs

Big Thicket's Kirby Nature Trail was named after the famous timber tycoon, John Henry Kirby, who had set aside this area for employee hunting and recreation almost 100 years ago.