• 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 »

Park Newspaper Archive

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2006 / 07 National Parks of South Florida, Trip Planner



2005 / 06 National Parks of South Florida, Park Stories



2005 / 06 National Parks of South Florida, Trip Planner



2004 / 05 National Parks of South Florida, Park Stories



2004 / 05 National Parks of South Florida, Trip Planner



2003 / 04 South Florida National Parks, Guide



2003 / 04 South Florida National Parks, Trip Planner

Did You Know?

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Before Gerald Ford, the 38th President of the United States designated Big Cypress as the country's first national preserve, in 1974, he worked as a National Park Ranger at Yellowstone National Park, in 1936. He was the only US President to have worked for the National Park Service.