Secondary Trail Closure
Effective 8/1/2014, following the 60-day recreational ORV closure, only the designated primary trails in the backcountry will be open to recreational ORV use and access. All secondary trails will remain closed on an interim basis for an additional 60-days 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 »
INTERNSHIPS AT BIG CYPRESS
Big Cypress offers a number of internship opportunities for students. College credit may be available through your school. Internship opportunities include education interns, visitor center interns, and interpretation interns.
Currently available internships are listed below.
Candidates should demonstrate proficiency in public speaking, computer skills, and an ability to work as part of a team. In return for 40 hours of work each week, the intern receives a uniform, housing, and envaluable work experience in a National Park Service site. Depending on funding, a weekly stipend of $150 may, or may not be available.
Please click on the following link for more information about this internship:
For more information about this and other internships in the preserve, please contact the volunteer coordinator e-mail, or 239-695-1165.
To apply, submit a cover letter, resume, and contact information (phone, postal address, and/or email) for three references to:
Big Cypress National Preserve
Did You Know?
Feeding alligators creates nuisance alligators. Every year alligators that have been fed by visitors begin to lose their fear of humans. If these animals become aggresive they are killed to ensure visitor safety. To avoid this tragic end for these unique animals DO NOT FEED THEM.