Big Cypress National Preserve strives to keep the public informed about news events which occur within the preserve by providing press releases to local and regional news providers, and by posting current news releases on this web site.
Up-to-date information about temporary road and facility closures due to weather is available by calling 239-695-1201, 239-695-4758 or by visiting the closure page on this website. For information on fire related activities and closures click here.
If you are a member of the media, or the general public, and would like to receive preserve press releases, please contact our Public Affairs Office for additional information.
Did You Know?
Many do not expect to see bears in Florida. Actually, we have a healthy population within the state. Big Cypress is one of their ideal habitats in southwest Florida. If camping in the area, be sure to keep your camp "bear proof."