• The Florida panther's steely gaze - NPS/RALPH ARWOOD

    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 »

  • October Off-Road Vehicle Advisory Committee Meeting Cancelled

    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 »

Bookstore

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View of the Big Cypress Swamp Welcome Center bookstore.
 

The Florida National Parks Association operates sales outlets throughout south Florida and offers high quality publications and educational sales items.

These materials directly relate to the various stories surrounding the Preserve and for planning, and enhancing, the visitor experience.

Sales profits are returned to the parks to support educational, scientific, historical and visitor service programs that would not otherwise be available through federally funded sources. The association also uses a portion of the proceeds to produce additional new educational materials about the parks; often based on new information that becomes available about the wonders of the south Florida ecosystem.

Discover more about south Florida's national park sites and help foster the continuation of the Preserve's educational efforts by supporting the Florida National Parks Association. Become an association member and you will receive a 15 percent discount on all purchases.

Did You Know?

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The white-tailed deer has a vertical leap of nine feet! This is a useful skill to have when evading predators. How high can you jump?