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    Big Cypress

    National Preserve Florida

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  • 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 »

  • Campground Closure

    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 »

Preserve Extending Comment Period on Commercial Services Plan Through February 9

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Date: January 21, 2009
Contact: Christine Clark, 239-695-1153

Pedro Ramos, Superintendent of Big Cypress National Preserve, announced today that the deadline for comments related to the Preserve's Commercial Services Plan will now be close of business on February 9, 2009. This is an extension from the previously announced date of January 24, 2009.

Details on the plan can be found by clicking here.

Comments will also be accepted by email at bicy_superintendent@nps.gov or by postal mail at Big Cypress National Preserve, 33100 Tamiami Trail, East, Ochopee, FL 34141.

Did You Know?

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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.