Big Thicket National Preserve, Sundew Trail

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 … Read More

Beech Woods

Beech Woods
Lufkin, TX.

An easy day hike through the mature beech-magnolia-loblolly forest, located in the Big Thicket Preserve.… Read More

Beechwoods Trail

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 … Read More

Turkey Creek Trail

Turkey Creek Trail
Warren, TX.


The Big Thicket National Preserve consists of a series of nine land units and six water corridors that, together, represent over 97,000 acres. Rather than composed of a single type of habitat, the Big Thicket encompasses an extraordinary biological diversity that includes upland hardwood and
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