Multiple Fires Active in Preserve
Contact: Bob DeGross, 239-695-1107
There are currently four active fires within Big Cypress National Preserve. All are lightning caused fires that began on June 13, 2011. The fires are:
North Bundschu Fire - approximately 2,800 acres
You can find a map showing the approximate location of the fire activity by clicking here.
Due to the location of the Oil Pad Fire the Concho Billie, Windmill Tram and Burns Lake access points are closed to all backcountry activity.
Did You Know?
Within the preserve, the HP Williams and Oasis Wildlife Viewing Platforms are popular areas to see alligators. The best time to see large congregations of alligators is typically from January through May. Remeber not to feed or approach these dangerous animals.