Things To Do
For the general visitor Big Cypress National Preserve provides a variety of opportunities to enjoy the outdoors. This protected area is the back yard for the millions of residents and visitors in South Florida. Click the links above to explore your opportunities.
Interested in camping? Click here to learn about camping at Big Cypress National Preserve.
To explore the swamp with the National Park Service Staff click here to view the various Ranger Led Programs that are available.
Commercial tours are also available from permitted commercial service operators. Click here to view the list of operators and the services they provide.
Did You Know?
The purple galinule though one of the most colorful birds in Big Cypress, is often well camouflaged. Look carefully along canal edges and gator holes for this beautiful bird. Many of the surrounding colors blend well with the birds feathers.