Big Cypress National Preserve is 729,000 acres of swampland in south Florida. Part of the Everglades ecosystem, Big Cypress is a critical watershed for the Ten thousand Islands area of Everglades National Park to the southwest. It is home to many endangered species including the Florida Panther. Incredible wildlife viewing opportunities, canoeing, hiking, biking, boardwalks, night sky programs, ranger guided wet walks and canoe trips are just some of the activities available during the winter months in the swamp.
Each year Big Cypress National Preserve provides Outdoor Adventure Day for student in a local community Out of School organization. FYCCN partners with us to provide support with archery, canoeing, fishing and other outdoor activities.
Archery – Target and 3D, Canoeing, Fishing: Freshwater, Fishing: Saltwater, Guided Tours, Primitive Camping, School Field Trips, Wildlife Viewing
Canoe/Kayak Launch, Hiking Trails, Indoor Classroom, Outdoor Classroom, Paddling Trails, RV Hook-ups, Visitor Center
Big Cypress National Preserve33100 Tamiami Trail E
Ochopee, FL 34141
Big Cypress National Preserve Website