• The Florida panther's steely gaze - NPS/RALPH ARWOOD

    Big Cypress

    National Preserve Florida

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  • 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 »

  • 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- 2013

WRITTEN PUBLIC COMMENTS - 08/2013

Eric Kimmel email 08/13 (137KB, .pdf)

WRITTEN PUBLIC COMMENTS - 06/2013

Maureen B. email 06/13 (79.5KB, .pdf)

 

WRITTEN PUBLIC COMMENTS - 05/2013

Lyle McCandless email 05/29 (133KB, .pdf)

Faxed letter Council of the Original Miccosukee Simanolee Nation Aboriginal Peoples,
05/28 (673KB, .pdf)

Lyle McCandless email, 05/13 (106KB, .pdf)

Steven B. DeLine email, 05/13 (329KB, .pdf)

Lyle McCandless email, 05/06 (100KB, .pdf)

WRITTEN PUBLIC COMMENTS - 04/2013

Alex Rodriguez email, 04/02 (80.2KB, .pdf)

 

WRITTEN PUBLIC COMMENTS - 03/2013

Rafael R Torres email, 03/18 (264 KB, .pdf)

WRITTEN PUBLIC COMMENTS - 02/2013

Lyle McCandless email, 02/07 (83 KB, .pdf)

Lyle McCandless email, 02/13 (84.8 KB, .pdf)

WRITTEN PUBLIC COMMENTS - 01/2013

Lyle McCandless email, 01/29 (91.2 KB, .pdf)

Did You Know?

Many large trees that did exist were harvested in the early 1900s.

There are few "big cypress" in Big Cypress National Preserve. The name actually refers to the great expanse of cypress forest, hundreds of thousands of acres, within the Big Cypress Swamp.