Things To Do

Hiker and dog on a trail through the trees


Hiking opportunities abound in Big Thicket National Preserve.

4 friends in kayaks on the river


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 man fishing by a river


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.

Last updated: June 22, 2020

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6044 FM 420
Kountze, TX 77625


(409) 951-6700

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