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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 »

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.