Big Thicket Trails
Approximately 40 miles of trails wind through Big Thicket National Preserve, providing hikers many options for walking distances and experiences. Trails of varying lengths, from 0.3 miles to 18 miles roundtrip, lead through diverse plant communities, from bogs of carnivorous plants to stands of towering longleaf pines. Regardless of the trail you choose, remember to go slowly and enjoy the smells, the sounds, and the small wonders of the Big Thicket.
Here you'll find maps, descriptions, and directions for all trails in the preserve.
Use the lists of interests, activities, and distances below to help you decide which trail is right for you. While you can see and do many of these things throughout the Big Thicket, these are the most popular and easily-accessible places to experience them.
Choose Your Interest
Choose Your Activity
Choose Your Distance
Last updated: June 30, 2020