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    Big Cypress

    National Preserve Florida

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  • 2014 Zone 4 Closure

    Beginning at 12:01 am Monday, April 7, 2013, the Zone 4 airboat access within Big Cypress National Preserve will be closed due to low water conditions. 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 »

  • Campground Closure

    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 »

Meeting Reference Materials- 2009

REFERENCE MATERIALS FOR 01/2009 MEETING

Draft Minutes of 11/17/08 Meeting (85.5 KB, .doc file)

Agenda for 1/20/09 Meeting (35.5 KB, .doc file)

ORV Trail Implementation Process (695.0 KB, .ppt file)


REFERENCE MATERIALS FOR 03/2009 MEETING

Agenda for 3/24/09 meeting (37.0 KB, .doc file)

Draft minutes of 1/20/09 meeting (116.0 KB, .doc file)

Backcountry Volunteer Program presentation (694.0 KB, .ppt file)

Jetport update (73.5 KB, .ppt file)

Stairsteps Unit trails presentation (684.0 KB, .ppt file)

Map of existing Corn Dance Unit ORV trails (208.4 KB, PDF file)


REFERENCE MATERIALS FOR 05/2009 MEETING

Agenda for 5/19/09 meeting (34.5 KB, .doc file)

Draft minutes of 3/24/09 meeting (138.5 KB, .doc file)

Draft protocol for public participation (27.0 KB, .doc file)

Final protocol for public participation (29.0 KB, .doc file)

Turner River Unit trails update - Map 1 (167.4 KB, PDF file)

Turner River Unit trails update - Map 2 (1.7 MB, Image file)

Turner River Unit trails update - Map 3 (1.7 MB, Image file)

Turner River Unit trails update - Map 4 (1.6 MB, Image file)

Turner River Unit trails update - Map 5 (1.6 MB, Image file)

ORV trail work schedule (26.0 KB, .doc file)


REFERENCE MATERIALS FOR 12/2009 MEETING

Document Content: Meeting agenda (68.5 KB, .doc file)

Draft minutes of 5/19/09 meeting (80.5 KB, .doc file)

Disclaimer: Links within the above document(s) were valid as of the date published.

Did You Know?

Researchers gather data from a bear that was removed as a nuisance.

Do not feed wildlife within the preserve. A "fed bear is a dead bear." This bear was fed and eventually became a threat to visitor safety. Nuisance wildlife is sometimes removed, but typically does not survive.