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    Big Cypress

    National Preserve Florida

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  • Annual 60-Day ORV Closure for Wheeled Vehicles

    Beginning at 12:01 am Monday, June 2, the annual 60-day recreational ORV closure for all units of the Preserve that allow for wheeled ORV access will begin. The closure will be lifted on Friday, August 1. More »

  • Campground Closure

    All campgrounds but Midway and the loop in the Bear Island Campground are closed through August 29. 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 »

Burns Lake Campground

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Open
Camping available August 15 through January 26
Backcountry access parking and day use open year-round

Details
Primitive camping with no water. Vault toilets available. This site provides day use picnic area and backcountry access parking. The campground accommodates 15 designated RV/tent sites.

Click here for a downloadable map of the campground.

Use limits for this campground are - during January 01 through April 30, the maximum length of stay is 10 days. From May 01 through December 31, the maximum length of say is 14 days.

The maximum length of stay for any camping activity within the national preserve is 180 days in a 12-month period.

Fees
RV/Tent site $24 per night / $12 with a Senior or Access Pass
Dump station free to campers.

To reserve your site, please use www.recreation.gov

Campground Regulations
For your safety and enjoyment, and the protection of national preserve resources, please abide by campground regulations. more....

Did You Know?

Bear in a tree.

Many do not expect to see bears in Florida. Actually, we have a healthy population within the state. Big Cypress is one of their ideal habitats in Southwest Florida. If camping in the area, be sure to keep your camp "bear proof."