Beginning this Friday, July 31st, The Big Thicket Recreational Area will begin issuing back-country camping permits. That announcement was released Monday July 27th through the National Park Service. What’s called Back Country camping permits will be issued but only by phone. Visitors wishing to get back country camping permits are asked to call the park visitors center, between the hours of 9: am and 5 pm. The Big Thicket National Park Staff will complete the paperwork over the phone and mail the permit to the requesting party. Again, beginning Friday July 31, 2020 back country camping permits will once again begin to be accepted by Big Thicket much of which is in Liberty County. To reach Big Thicket Recreational Area call (951)409-6700. Keep listening to KSHN.com for additional information on the hunting permits, as well as other information concerning The Big Thicket Recreational Area.