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.
Things To Know Before You Come
Mosquitoes, chiggers, and ticks are seasonally common in the Big Thicket, so come prepared with repellent. The nearest stores are 8 miles away in Kountze.
Big Thicket National Preserve allows primitive backpacking but does not have developed campgrounds. There are several private campgrounds and state parks with campgrounds nearby. Click here for a list of local campgrounds.
Did You Know?
Big Thicket has four insect-eating plants. These are pitcher plants, sundews, bladderworts, and butterworts.