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    Big Cypress

    National Preserve Florida

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  • 2014 Zone 4 Closure

    Beginning at 12:01 am Monday, April 7, 2013, the Zone 4 airboat access within Big Cypress National Preserve will be closed due to low water conditions. 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 »

  • Campground Closure

    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 »

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?

Hunters entering the Preserve on a swamp buggy. Photo courtesy of Jack Moller.

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.