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Big Thicket National Preserve, Kountze

4.5
#58 of 227 in Wildlife in Texas
Must see · National Park · Park
Big Thicket National Preserve is located in Kountze. Make Big Thicket National Preserve a centerpiece of your Kountze vacation itinerary, and find what else is worth visiting using our Kountze online tour itinerary planner.
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  • There is a small but very informative museum to wander through and learn about the various species located within the park. The staff was friendly and helpful. The are ample hiking and picnicking...  more »
  • The Big Thicket's properties (units as they call them) are scattered all over the place, but they are trying to preserve some unspoiled East Texas territory and charm. The ranger was very helpful in....  more »
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  • Very interesting place! The preserve covers a lot of land with a multitude of different ecosystems. Very well maintained grounds and the visitor's center was well done and informative. Mary K was a super guide, we very much enjoyed the whole experience! I'll definitely be back.
  • The Big Thicket is unique in N. America.There are several plant Association and soil types and many rare plants. It is most comfortable to visit in the spring and fall but it is worth the effort to brave the summer heat and winter damp to discover the variety of plants and fungi in the thicket.

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