Annual 60-Day ORV Closure for Wheeled Vehicles
Beginning at 12:01 am Monday, June 3, 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 2. More »
Beginning Monday, May 13 through Friday, August 16 camping will be available at the Midway Campground and the “loop” in the Bear Island Campground within Big Cypress National Preserve. All other established campgrounds will be closed. 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 »
Park Newspaper Archive
Documents are large pdf format files and may take time to download.
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?
The great white heron is very similar to the great white egret. However, look closely and you will see that the heron has yellow legs, while the egret has black legs. The great white heron is found only in south Florida in the United States. It can also be found on several caribbean islands.