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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 »

  • Portion of Florida National Scenic Trail Closed

    Florida National Scenic Trail as well as its side trails north of Interstate 75 are closed due to the Orange Blossom Fire. More »

Meeting Reference Materials - 2012

REFERENCE MATERIALS FOR 2/2012 MEETING

ORVAC protocols (38.0 KB, .doc file)

Trail mileage as of 1/25/12 (118.0 KB, PDF file)

Stairsteps trail map (jpg) (264.1 KB, Image file)

Stairsteps trail map (kml) (210.2 KB, .kml file)

Block House camp background information (23.0 KB, .doc file)

Block House map (1.3 MB, PDF file)


REFERENCE MATERIALS FOR 5/2012 MEETING

Document Content: Draft minutes of 12/6/11 meeting (54.0 KB, .doc file)

Draft minutes of 2/16/12 meeting (50.5 KB, .doc file)

Request for recommendation on ORV management in Zone 3 (48.5 KB, .doc file)


REFERENCE MATERIALS FOR 8/2012 MEETING

Document Content: Draft minutes of 5/15/12 meeting (70.0 KB, .doc file)


REFERENCE MATERIALS FOR 11/2012 MEETING

20120913 email to ORVAC regarding review of materials for 11/2012 meeting (26 KB, .pdf)

DRAFT suggestion on Stairsteps Unit from subcommittee to full committee (218.0 KB, .kml file)

Judge Steele's 07/10/12 Opinion & Order (314.0 KB, .pdf file)

08/30/12 DRAFT ORVAC Meeting Minutes & 7/21/12 Corndance/Stairsteps Subcommittee Report
(306 KB, .pdf file)

ORVAC Recomendations and NPS Responses

11/02/12 Email from John Adornato to full committee (68 KB, .PDF file)
- Attachment 1 (17 KB, .PDF file)
- Attachment 2 (73 KB, .PDF file)

Powerpoint presentation trail details in Turner River and Corn Dance Units (426 KB, .PDF file)

 

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Did You Know?

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Big Cypress National Preserve is big. REALLY BIG. With a total land area of 1,139 square miles, the state of Rhode Island can easily fit within its boundaries.