Prescribed fires are planned for the near future. Please the following link to learn more about specific dates and locations. More »
Turner River Closure
Turner River is closed due to low water conditions. It is advised that visitors consider paddling Halfway Creek as an alternative. More »
Beginning January 27, through August 28, Burns Lake Campground will be closed to camping. It will still be accessible for day use and backcountry access, however. More »
Interstate 75 Mile Marker 63 Closure
Beginning summer of 2013, the rest area and backcountry access at Mile Marker 63 will be closed due to construction. More »
Imagine spending your summer hiking through the swamp, exploring hammocks, or canoeing in search of bald eagles, alligators, and manatees! Leave your classroom behind to do all this and more as a Big Cypress National Preserve Teacher-Ranger-Teacher. Bring your stories and lessons of Big Cypress back to your students.