Annual 60-Day ORV Closure for Wheeled Vehicles
Beginning at 12:01 am Monday, June 2, the annual 60-day recreational ORV closure for all units of the Preserve that allow for wheeled ORV access will begin. The closure will be lifted on Friday, August 1. More »
All campgrounds but Midway and the loop in the Bear Island Campground are closed through August 29. 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 »
Please use the links to the left to learn more about particular reptiles found at Big Cypress National Preserve!
Click here for a downloadable reptile checklist!
Did You Know?
The white-tailed deer has a vertical leap of nine feet! This is a useful skill to have when evading predators. How high can you jump?