Big Cypress Swamp Welcome Center Auditorium
The Big Cypress Swamp Welcome Center Auditorium is a reservation-required facility for organized groups. The facility is available year-round from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm. The auditorium is equipped with chairs and tables to accommodate up to 70 people. An outdoor picnic area is on-site. Restrooms and power outlets are also available.
Please click here for an application.
Reservations can be rescheduled for another date, if available.
Check-in is no earlier than 9:00 am. Check-out must be by 4:00 pm or as listed on your permit.
EMERGENCIES & SAFETY
Report any law enforcement concerns to the park ranger on duty at the welcome center, or Emergency Dispatch at 800-788-0511. For an emergency, please dial 9-1-1. Keep valuables and property secure at all times. A first aid kit is located at the front desk of the welcome center.
Please report lost and found items to a park ranger at the welcome center.
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.