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    Big Cypress

    National Preserve Florida

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  • Secondary Trail Closure

    As part of a settlement agreement with plaintiffs related to the designation of secondary off-road vehicle trails, all secondary off-road vehicle trails are closed until further environmental review and analysis can be completed. More »

  • October Off-Road Vehicle Advisory Committee Meeting Cancelled

    The National Park Service at Big Cypress National Preserve has cancelled the off-road Vehicle Advisory Committee meeting that was scheduled for Tuesday, October 7. More »

Big Cypress: A wild Classroom    

Wildlife and wild lands holds adventure for your students, whether you're able to visit in person, or not. Find lesson
plans, plan your fieldtrip and more as you use Big Cypress as your classroom. Look to the national preserve for your own professional development needs.

Contact the Environmental Education Office at 239-695-1164 or by e-mail

Park Ranger Leading Students

Click here for information about the Swamp, Water, and Me (SWAMP) program.