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A sun sets over a swampy area with one prominent palm tree reflecting on the water.



Big Cypress National Preserve, Oasis Visitor Center
52105 Tamiami Trail East, Ochopee, Florida 34141

Big Cypress Swamp Welcome Center
33000 Tamiami Trail East, Ochopee, Florida 34141

Big Cypress National Preserve Headquarters
33100 Tamiami Trail East, Ochopee, Florida 34141

Entrance Fees:


Be Prepared

Visiting Big Cypress National Preserve is an exciting experience. It is important to prepare for weather, wildlife, and to be flexible as you spend time in this truly wild and special place.

Please take some time exploring this website to learn more about America's first national preserve.

  • Travel Green - Get tips on making your vacation a sustainable journey.
  • Goods & Services- Find out where you can camp and what food is available this remote area.
  • Weather- Be prepared for a wide range of conditions.
  • Pets- Pets are welcome at Big Cypress, but be sure to read up on where they may and may not go.
  • Stay Safe - With limited cell coverage, read up on how to stay safe in remote areas and in the chance of a wildlife encounter.

Last updated: April 30, 2020

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

33100 Tamiami Trail East
Ochopee, FL 34141


(239) 695-2000

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