Currently there is fire activity within the Preserve. More »
2013 Zone 4 Closure
Beginning at 12:01 am Monday, April 8, 2013, the Zone 4 airboat access within Big Cypress National Preserve will be closed due to low water conditions. 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 »
Beginning Monday, May 13 through Friday, August 16 camping will be available at the Midway Campground and the “loop” in the Bear Island Campground within Big Cypress National Preserve. All other established campgrounds will be closed. More »
Everyday from 11/24/2012 to 04/14/2013Location: 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.