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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 »

Off-Road Vehicle Advisory Committee Press Releases

2014

05/17/14 - 2014 ORV Advisory Committee Meeting


2013

08/14/13 - 2013 ORV Advisory Committee Meeting

05/07/13 - 2013 ORV Advisory Committee Meeting

01/03/13 - 2013 ORV Advisory Committee Meetings


2012

10/18/12 - Notice of 11/07/12 meeting

8/16/12 - Notice of 8/30/12 meeting (87.8 KB, .pdf)

5/11/12 - Notice of 5/15/12 meeting (32.0 KB, .doc file)

1/20/12 - Notice of 2012 meetings (28.5 KB, .doc file)


2011

11/23/11 - Notice of 12/6/11 meeting (31.0 KB, .doc file)

10/13/11 - Notice of 10/18/11 meeting (32.5 KB, .doc file)

6/9/11 - Cancellation notice of 6/23/11 meeting (27.5 KB, .doc file)


2010

12/13/10 - Notice of 2011 meetings (28.5 KB, .doc file)

8/12/10 - Notice of 8/17/10 meeting (28.0 KB, .doc file)

6/16/10 - Notice of 6/22/10 meeting (30.0 KB, .doc file)

1/20/10 - Notice of 2010 meetings (28.5 KB, .doc file)


2009

9/4/09 - Cancellation notice of 9/15/09 meeting (26.5 KB, .doc file)

7/9/09 - Cancellation notice of 7/21/09 meeting (27.0 KB, .doc file)

3/20/09 - Notice of 3/24/09 meeting (29.5 KB, .doc file)

1/8/09 - Notice of 1/20/09 meeting (29.5 KB, .doc file)


2008

11/4/08 - Notice of 11/17/08 and 2009 meetings (30.0 KB, .doc file)

9/17/08 - Notice of 9/23/08 meeting (29.5 KB, .doc file)

7/14/08 - Notice of 7/21/08 meeting (29.5 KB, .doc file)

5/6/08 - Notice of 5/12/08 meeting (29.0 KB, .doc file)

3/14/08 - Burns Lake trail proposal (28.0 KB, .doc file)

3/3/08 - Notice of 3/18/08 meeting (29.0 KB, .doc file)


2007

11/9/07 - Notice of 11/29/07 meeting (29.0 KB, .doc file)

10/10/07 - Committee establishment (28.5 KB, .doc file)

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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.