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 »
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 »
Portion of Florida National Scenic Trail Closed
Florida National Scenic Trail as well as its side trails north of Interstate 75 are closed due to the Orange Blossom Fire. 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?
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.