The freshwaters of the Big Cypress Swamp, essential to the health of the neighboring Everglades, support the rich marine estuaries along Florida's southwest coast. Protecting over 729,000 acres of this vast swamp, Big Cypress National Preserve contains a mixture of tropical and temperate plant communities that are home to a diversity of wildlife, including the elusive Florida panther. Read More
Freshwater to the Sea
Things To Do
Explore the preserve your way with scenic drives, special events, and tons of outdoor activities.
Last updated: September 27, 2018