Big Thicket National Preserve, Kountze

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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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  • I think this is one of those NPS units which is more about retaining the remains of an important eco-system than entertaining the public (not that there's anything wrong with that!) People should...  more »
  • We stopped at the visitors center to gather information before our trail hikes. This stop is necessary to understand the enormity of the park and the trails. The park ranger offered advice, since we.....  more »
  • 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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Duration:2​h 30​min