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    Big Cypress

    National Preserve Florida

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  • Secondary Trail Closure

    As part of a settlement agreement with plaintiffs related to the designation of secondary off-road vehicle trails, all secondary off-road vehicle trails are closed until further environmental review and analysis can be completed. More »

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    The National Park Service at Big Cypress National Preserve has cancelled the off-road Vehicle Advisory Committee meeting that was scheduled for Tuesday, October 7. More »

Pink Jeep Campground

Open
August 15 though April 15.

Details
This is a primitive campground, containing nine campsites. No water. Vault toilets are available.

Located nearby are Bear Island (40 sites) and Gator Head (nine sites).

Pink Jeep and Gator Head can be accessed by off-road vehicle, hiking or biking. Backcountry permits are required for all, off-road vehicle permits are required for off-road vehicles.

For a map of the Bear Island Unit showing trails and campgrounds click here.

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

Fees
Tent site $10 per night / $5 with Senior or Access Pass

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?

Researchers gather data from a bear that was removed as a nuisance.

Do not feed wildlife within the preserve. A "fed bear is a dead bear." This bear was fed and eventually became a threat to visitor safety. Nuisance wildlife is sometimes removed, but typically does not survive.