Secondary Trail Closure
As part of a settlement agreement with plaintiffs related to the designation of secondary off-road vehicle trails, all secondary off-road vehicle trails are closed until further environmental review and analysis can be completed. More »
October Off-Road Vehicle Advisory Committee Meeting Cancelled
The National Park Service at Big Cypress National Preserve has cancelled the off-road Vehicle Advisory Committee meeting that was scheduled for Tuesday, October 7. More »
40th Anniversary Schedule of Events
Our partner, the South Florida National Parks Trust, is seeking additional sponsors for the event. If you, or an organization you are familiar with are interested in supporting, please contact Don Finefrock, at 305-665-4769.
We are always seeking ideas and suggestions for speakers, musicians and exhibitors at the event. If you have any suggestions for future festivals email Jill Wilson at firstname.lastname@example.org. Be sure to put "Swamp Heritage Festival" in the subject line.
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.