Prescribed fires are planned for the near future. Please the following link to learn more about specific dates and locations. 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 »
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 »
Permitted Commercial Services Operators
The following are authorized permitted companies that provide visitor services within the national preserve.
All permittees and their guides are required to have a copy of signed permit and conditions available for inspection by a park ranger at all times when operating within Big Cypress.
Captain Steve's Swamp Buggy Adventure
C&G's Big Cypress Swamp Buggy Tours
Harold Mays Buggy Tours
Naples Kayak Company
North American Canoe Tours
The River of Grass Everglades Adventures
Shannon Brown Buggy Tours
Shurr Adventure Company
Did You Know?
Big Cypress National Preserve was one of the first national preserves within the National Park System. As a preserve, Big Cypress manages for a broader range of recreational activities, including hunting and off-road vehicle access.