• 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.

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?

Prescribed Burn

Fire is an important natural process in Big Thicket and is used by park rangers to maintain the health of the ecosystem.