Virtual Tour

There are several virtual tours available to you! Please click on the images below to begin your tour.

 
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BIG CYPRESS NATIONAL PRESERVE SWAMP VISITOR CENTER
Dedicated in 2010, the visitor center is on the western edge of the preserve. Be sure to stop here to watch the orientation film, view displays, browse interesting Preserve related items for purchase, get snacks, pick up your Junior Ranger book, and have all of your questions answered.

Click here for more information about this facility.

 
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BIG CYPRESS NATIONAL PRESERVE OASIS VISITOR CENTER
Built in the 1960s, this building used to be a private airport, and gas station/convenience store. Today, it serves as a visitor center on the eastern end of the preserve. Be sure to stop here to view exhibits, watch the park film, purchase sales items and snacks, find out about ranger programs, and get answers to all of your questions.

Click here for more information about this facility.

 
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BIG CYPRESS NATIONAL PRESERVE KIRBY STORTER BOARDWALK
Journey from a sawgrass prairie into a beautiful cypress swamp on a one-mile round-trip boardwalk. This is a great spot for birders and photographers. Enjoy the tour!

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BIG CYPRESS NATIONAL PRESERVE SWAMP VISITOR CENTER AUDITORIUM
The auditorium is open to the public. Besides showing the preserve orientation film, it also often hosts art exhibits, meetings and special events.

This facility is also reservable for your next training or event. Click here to learn how!

 
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MIDWAY CAMPGROUND
One of eight campgrounds within the preserve; it offers a dump station, restrooms, drinking water, day-use area, 26 RV and 10 tent sites. RV sites allow electric hookup.

Campsites are by reservation. Click here to learn how!

Last updated: April 10, 2020

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Mailing Address:

33100 Tamiami Trail East
Ochopee, FL 34141

Phone:

(239) 695-2000

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