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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 »

Written Public Comments- 2010

WRITTEN PUBLIC COMMENTS - 1/2010

Jack Shealy email (34.5 KB, .doc file)

Steve DeLine email (32.0 KB, .doc file)


WRITTEN PUBLIC COMMENTS - 2/2010

Matthew Schwartz email (34.5 KB, .doc file)


WRITTEN PUBLIC COMMENTS - 4/2010

Frank Denninger email (32.5 KB, .doc file)


WRITTEN PUBLIC COMMENTS - 5/2010

Lyle McCandless email (32.0 KB, .doc file)

Eric Kimmel email (30.5 KB, .doc file)

Charles Morehead email (28.5 KB, .doc file)

Frank Denninger email (34.5 KB, .doc file)


WRITTEN PUBLIC COMMENTS - 6/2010

Lyle McCandless email (30.0 KB, .doc file)

Anonymous email (29.0 KB, .doc file)

Lyle McCandless email, 6/28/10 (31.5 KB, .doc file)


WRITTEN PUBLIC COMMENTS - 7/2010

Frank Denninger email, 7/1/10 (29.5 KB, .doc file)

Lyle McCandless email (1), 7/6/10 (30.0 KB, .doc file)

Lyle McCandless email (2), 7/6/10 (30.5 KB, .doc file)

Lyle McCandless email (3), 7/6/10 (31.0 KB, .doc file)

Lyle McCandless email (4), 7/6/10 (29.5 KB, .doc file)

Lyle McCandless email (5), 7/6/10 (31.5 KB, .doc file)

Lyle McCandless email (6), 7/22/10 (32.5 KB, .doc file)

Randy Whidden email, 7/24/10 (29.0 KB, .doc file)


WRITTEN PUBLIC COMMENTS - 8/2010

Lyle McCandless email, 8/9/10 (23.0 KB, .doc file)

Dennis McIntosh email, 8/10/10 (28.5 KB, .doc file)

Charles Manetta email, 8/12/10 (28.0 KB, .doc file)

Lyle McCandless email, 8/16/10 (1) (34.0 KB, .doc file)

Lyle McCandless email, 8/16/10 (2) (29.0 KB, .doc file)

Lyle McCandless email, 8/16/10 (3) (33.0 KB, .doc file)

Lyle McCandless email, 8/29/10 (32.0 KB, .doc file)


WRITTEN PUBLIC COMMENTS - 9/2010

Randy Whidden email (1), 9/4/10 (28.5 KB, .doc file)

Randy Whidden email (2), 9/4/10 (28.5 KB, .doc file)

Charles Manetta email, 9/14/10 (5.9 MB, .doc file)

Lyle McCandless/Steven DeLine/Eric Kimmel emails, 9/14/10 (90.5 KB, .doc file)

Bill Clark email, 9/11/10 (30.5 KB, .doc file)

Frank Denninger email, 9/14/10 (28.0 KB, .doc file)

David Whidden email, 9/16/10 (28.0 KB, .doc file)

Frank Denninger email, 9/21/10 (33.5 KB, .doc file)


WRITTEN PUBLIC COMMENTS - 10/2010

Frank Denninger email, 10/18/10 (190.0 KB, .doc file)

Eric Kimmel email, 10/26/10 (32.5 KB, .doc file)


WRITTEN PUBLIC COMMENTS - 11/2010

Lyle McCandless email, 11/2/10 (31.0 KB, .doc file)

Jack Moller email, 11/2/10 (96.5 KB, .doc file)

willy1262 email, 11/16/10 (28.5 KB, .doc file)

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Did You Know?

Alligator in the swamp.

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.