Big Cypress National Preserve, Florida Recreation Area Info & Images

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Directions

Big Cypress is located along the Tamiami Trail East and I-75 in southern Florida. The preserve can be accessed by driving from Miami and Naples. The preserves two visitor centers are located along Tamiami Trail East.

Phone

(239) 695-2000

Activities

AUTO TOURING, BIKING, BOATING, HISTORIC & CULTURAL SITE, CAMPING, FISHING, HIKING, HUNTING, PICNICKING, WILDLIFE VIEWING, PADDLING

Campground Reservations

Florida Campgrounds | Burns Lake Campground | Midway Campground (FL) | Monument Lake Campground

Hiking Trails

Florida Hiking Trails

Related Link(s)

More Florida Recreation Areas | Big Cypress National Preserve Official Website | Big Cypress National Preserve Map

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.