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 »
Book Signing by Author Maureen Sullivan-Hartung
Contact: Bob DeGross, 239-695-1107
On March 17, at 1:30 p.m. author, Maureen Sullivan-Hartung will give a presentation, followed by a book signing of her book: "Hidden History of Everglades City and Points Nearby." The presentation will be at the Big Cypress Swamp Welcome Center auditorium, 33000 Tamiami Trail East.
Maureen is a 30-year resident of Naples, Florida, and continues to pitch stories to various editors on this historic area, wanting everyone to come to know and love it as she does. Hidden History of Everglades City and Points Nearby is her first book.
This presentation is provided with cooperation from the Florida National Parks Association. The association is an official private, non-profit partner supporting educational, interpretive, and historical and scientific research responsibilities within the national park units of South Florida. www.evergladesassociation.org
For additional information, please contact the Big Cypress Swamp Welcome center at 239-695-4758.
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.