KOUNTZE, Texas– The staff of Big Thicket National Preserve invites you to explore the thicket by taking advantage the many ranger-led programs being offered in the months of May, June, July and August.
Big Thicket National Preserve, Sundew Trail Beaumont, TX. The Big Thicket National Preserve, the first preserve in the National Park System, is 97,000 acres on nine land units spread over 50 square miles in seven counties. Ten distinct habitats are the result of a convergence of eastern hardwood forests, Gulf coastal plains, and Midwest prairies….
Beech Woods Lufkin, TX. An easy day hike through the mature beech-magnolia-loblolly forest, located in the Big Thicket Preserve.
Beechwoods Trail Woodville, TX. The Beechwoods Trail is located, appropriately, in the Big Thicket National Preserve’s Beech Creek Unit where Beech Creek and Little Beech Creek intersect. It offers a shaded stroll through a mature hardwood forest with a chance to see native blooming orchids. The American beech tree is prevalent along the trail, providing…
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