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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 »

  • 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 »

Written Public Comments- 2008

WRITTEN PUBLIC COMMENTS - 3/2008

Eric Kimmel email, 3/17/08 (36.5 KB, .doc file)


WRITTEN PUBLIC COMMENTS - 5/2008

Eric Kimmel email, 5/10/08 (38.0 KB, .doc file)

Jerry Moran email, 5/8/08 (23.5 KB, .doc file)


WRITTEN PUBLIC COMMENTS - 9/2008

Trail Lakes Campground email, 9/22/2008 (25.5 KB, .doc file)


WRITTEN PUBLIC COMMENTS - 11/2008

Various emails, week of 11/9/08 (63.0 KB, .doc file)

Steve DeLine comment (140.4 KB, PDF file)

Disclaimer: Links within the above document(s) were valid as of the date published.

Did You Know?

Researchers gather data from a bear that was removed as a nuisance.

Do not feed wildlife within the preserve. A "fed bear is a dead bear." This bear was fed and eventually became a threat to visitor safety. Nuisance wildlife is sometimes removed, but typically does not survive.