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    Big Cypress

    National Preserve Florida

Leave No Trace

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Outdoor ethics urge that visitors to the area try to leave no trace of their passage. While not regulations, the seven Leave No Trace principles will help you get the most out of your outdoor experience, and help you to preserve Big Cypress' unique values for other visitors, both today and in the future.

  1. Plan Ahead and Prepare
  2. Travel and Camp on Durable Surfaces
  3. Dispose of Waste Properly
  4. Leave What You Find
  5. Minimize Campfire Impacts
  6. Respect Wildlife
  7. Be Considerate of Other Visitors

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Encouraging responsible recreation on public lands will help us maintain access for future generations. Treading lightly will prevent natural resource damage, strengthen wildlife, protect water resources and reduce conflict with other recreationists or land owners.

Remember, respected access is open access.

  1. Travel Responsibly
  2. Respect the Rights of Others
  3. Educate Yourself
  4. Avoid Sensitive Areas
  5. Do Your Part

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