One of the Top 40 “Best” Canoe-Camping Trips in the USA….
The lower Neches (nay-chez) is a Wild & Scenic River that meanders slowly past the Big Thicket National Preserve region of Southeastern Texas.

The Neches River offers paddlers & campers outstanding scenery including Cypress/Tupelo Sloughs, Bluffs, oxbow lakes and a mixed Pine-Hardwood forest.  Snow-white sandbars lend themselves for day use and excellent primitive campsites.  Wildlife sightings are frequent and aquatic life is healthy.

A pristine watershed relatively free of humans and man-made endeavors, these Wild & Scenic River Adventures offer canoe-campers an adventure they won’t soon forget.

Guided Tours

EASTEX offers your group our Experience & Local Knowledge of everything “Big Thicket”

Daytime Paddling Tours require 3 – 4 hours with time out for a picnic lunch.

Guided Paddling Tours require a minimum of 10 people scheduled in advance.

Guided Adventures are limited to groups of 10 to 40 people.

Canoe & Kayak Rentals not included.  Bring your own or rent from EASTEX.

Big Thicket is ideal for Primitive Camping. Village Creek & the Neches River are Sandy-bottomed streams forming hundreds of pristine sandbars along 100 miles of Paddling Trails. Primitive Camping is enjoyable and safe for any Family or Group that is prepared for an ADVENTURE!



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