Things To Do

Hiker and dog on a trail through the trees

Hiking

Hiking opportunities abound in Big Thicket National Preserve.

person kayaking on a small creek in the thicket

Paddling

Canoeing and kayaking are excellent ways to explore and experience the Big Thicket.

A backpack leaning against a pine tree.

Backcountry Camping

From dense forests to creekside sandbars, the Big Thicket has several options for backcountry camping.

a bicycle standing on a dirt trail in the woods

Bicycling

Ride your bike on certain trails and roads through the Big Thicket.

a man fishing by a river

Fishing

Fish the Big Thicket's rivers, creeks, and ponds.

A herd of feral hogs

Hunting & Trapping

Learn about hunting opportunities in the Big Thicket.

 

Need More Info?

Stop by the visitor center to find out more about the recreational opportunities awaiting you at Big Thicket National Preserve.

 

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    Last updated: April 9, 2021

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    6044 FM 420
    Kountze, TX 77625

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