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    Big Cypress

    National Preserve Florida

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  • 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 »

  • Secondary Trail Closure

    Effective 8/1/2014, following the 60-day recreational ORV closure, only the designated primary trails in the backcountry will be open to recreational ORV use and access. All secondary trails will remain closed on an interim basis for an additional 60-days More »

  • Campground Closure

    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 »

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?

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Ervin T. Rouse (1917-1981) wrote one of the most popular fiddling tunes of all time..."Orange Blossom Special"...about the luxury train from Orlando to Miami. He was a resident of the Loop Road area and a friend of the Seminoles.