Kountze, TX 77625
Big Thicket National Preserve consists of 15 units spread across 7 counties. The visitor center is located approximately 30 miles north of Beaumont, and 8 miles north of Kountze, along US 69/287.
Big Thicket National Preserve is generally very hot and humid during the spring and summer. Winters are mild. Snow and subfreezing temperatures are uncommon.
Free Admission - $0.00
Big Thicket National Preserve does not charge an entrance fee.
Learn about the animals, plants, and ecosystems of the Big Thicket in the visitor center exhibits. Watch our 15-minute movie to learn about the early settlers of the Big Thicket and why this area became protected as a national preserve. Browse through the many educational and souvenir items in our bookstore. Kids can do activities to become Junior Rangers.