Backcountry permits are required for anyone traveling off from the main designated roads into the preserve. You can obtain permits at trail heads. If you have questions about backcountry permits, call 239-695-4111, or e-mail inquiries.
FILMING & PHOTOGRAPHY PERMITS
Filming/Photography Permits are issued for photography, filming, and associated sound recording to ensure protection of resources, to prevent significant disruption of normal visitor uses, or when they involve props, models, professional crews and casts or set dressings. Permits are required for access to areas normally closed to the visiting public.
LAND OWNER PERMITS
Access permits, burn permits and other permits required by landowners within the preserve can be obtained by calling 239-695-1117, or by clicking here.
OFF-ROAD VEHICLE PERMITS
Permits are required for off-road vehicle operation within the Preserve. For details on permits, please visit our webpage. If you have further questions about the off-road vehicle permitting process you may call 239-695-4111, or send questions by e-mail.
For those wanting to conduct special research within the Preserve, a permit is required. For details on research permits call 239-695-1105, or e-mail your request by clicking here.
SPECIAL USE PERMITS
Permits may be issued for requests for special uses within the Preserve. These uses include, but are not limited to such things as film permits, request for events or special access requests. For information on Special Use Permits you may visit our webpage or call 239-695-1117