The National Park Service prepares a variety of planning and environmental documents to help guide it in managing park resources. These documents can range from site-specific impact analyses on facility locations to broader park-wide plans for future use and management of a site.
For information on the preserve's current planning efforts, check the Big Thicket National Preserve project page on the National Park Service Planning, Environment, and Public Comment website.
Final General Management Plan / Environmental Impact Statement. The General Management Plan provides the preserve with a clearly-defined direction for resource protection and visitor use. It focuses on what resource conditions and visitor experiences should exist in the preserve.