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    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 »

  • 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 »

June Advisory Committee Meeting Canceled

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Date: June 9, 2011
Contact: Bob DeGross, 239-695-1107

The June 23rd meeting of the Big Cypress National Preserve Off-road Vehicle Advisory Board is canceled. The next meeting will be held on Thursday, August 25, 2011 from 3:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.. The meetings are held at the Big Cypress Swamp Welcome Center at 33000 Tamiami Trail East, Ochopee, FL.

For more information on the advisory committee go to - http://www.nps.gov/bicy/parkmgmt/orv-advisory-committee.htm

Did You Know?


Big Cypress National Preserve is big. REALLY BIG. With a total land area of 1,139 square miles, the state of Rhode Island can easily fit within its boundaries.