The Big Thicket National Preserve Visitor Center is located at 6102 FM 420, Kountze, Texas. It is 8 miles north of Kountze and approximately 30 miles north of Beaumont via US 69/287.

Big Thicket National Preserve map

GPS Coordinates:

Latitude: 30.457983431049715 N
Longitude: -94.38674211502075 W

Many navigational systems erroneously guide users to remote sections of the preserve. Please check your road map or call our visitor center at (409) 951-6700 to verify directions to the visitor center.

Due to the lack of public transportation in this area and the distances between facilities, trailheads, and other points of interest, a personal vehicle is essential.

Last updated: May 31, 2019

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

6044 FM 420
Kountze, TX 77625


(409) 951-6800

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