Currently there is fire activity within the Preserve. More »
2013 Zone 4 Closure
Beginning at 12:01 am Monday, April 8, 2013, the Zone 4 airboat access within Big Cypress National Preserve will be closed due to low water conditions. 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 »
Beginning Monday, May 13 through Friday, August 16 camping will be available at the Midway Campground and the “loop” in the Bear Island Campground within Big Cypress National Preserve. All other established campgrounds will be closed. More »
Recommendations & NPS Responses
Managing guest access to private property in-holdings, 10/26/10 (82.0 KB, .doc file)
Secondary trails, 10/26/10 (72.2 KB, PDF file)
Secondary trails, NPS response, 4/12/12 (19.0 KB, PDF file)
Managing trail terminus areas, 7/16/10 (26.4 KB, PDF file)
Managing trail terminus areas, NPS response, 4/12/12 (29.2 KB, PDF file)
Managing trail pull-offs, including dispersed camping, 10/26/10 (55.6 KB, PDF file)
Managing trail pull-offs, including dispersed camping, NPS response, 4/12/12 (36.8 KB, PDF file)
Disclaimer: Links within the above document(s) were valid as of the date published.
Did You Know?
Feeding alligators creates nuisance alligators. Every year alligators that have been fed by visitors begin to lose their fear of humans. If these animals become aggresive they are killed to ensure visitor safety. To avoid this tragic end for these unique animals DO NOT FEED THEM.