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    Big Cypress

    National Preserve Florida

Fees & Reservations

RANGER-LED ACTIVITY RESERVATIONS

Some Ranger-led activities require advance reservations to participate in the activities. Reservations are accepted up to 14 days prior to the date of the activity. Contact the Big Cypress Swamp Welcome Center, at 239-695-4758, for details on activities and to make reservations.

Education programs, special request programs or off-site programs can be made by contacting the Education and Outreach Coordinator at 239-695-1164. Requests are limited by staff availability.

ENTRANCE FEES

There is no entrance fee to access the national preserve. Fees are collected within the national preserve for some facilities and the processing of off-road vehicle permits.

CAMPING FEES & RESERVATIONS

Campgrounds
For information on the various campgrounds, amenities, fees and reservations click here.

ACTIVITY FEES

Off-Road Vehicle Permits
An annual off-road vehicle permit, displayed on the inspected vehicle, is required for off-road vehicle operation along preserve trails. The fee is $100 annually per vehicle permitted. Click here for more information on off-road vehicle use within the preserve.

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