Big Cypress National Preserve, the first national preserve in the Big Cypress National Park System, protects over 700,000 acres of the Big Cypress Swamp in south Florida. As a home to both temperate and tropical species, Big Cypress National Preserve is a hotbed of biological diversity. It contains a mixture of tropical and temperate plant communities that are home to a diversity of wildlife, including the elusive Florida panther. Visitors will find a recreational paradise with camping, canoeing, kayaking, hiking, and bird watching opportunities.
There are many FREE ranger-led programs available, secure your spot by making reservations today! Download the 2018-2019 schedule for complete information.