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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 »

  • Portion of Florida National Scenic Trail Closed

    Florida National Scenic Trail as well as its side trails north of Interstate 75 are closed due to the Orange Blossom Fire. More »

Event Details

  • Everyday from 11/24/2012 to 04/14/2013

    Location: Varies by program | Map

Join a park ranger or volunteer for programs that explore the wonders of the Big Cypress Swamp. For details on activities and to make reservations call: (239) 695-4758. Reservations are accepted up to 14 days in advance of the activity date. Scheduled activities are free. Programs begin November 24, 2012, and extend through April 14, 2013. For details on activities click here.