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Big Cypress National Preserve - Things to Know Before Visiting

33100 Tamiami Trail E, Ochopee, FL 34141, USA

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About Big Cypress National Preserve

Big Cypress National Preserve is a United States National Preserve located in South Florida. borders the wet freshwater marl prairies of Everglades National Park to the south, and other state and federally protected cypress country in the west. became the first national preserves in the United States National Park System when it was established.

Attractions Near Big Cypress National Preserve

Florida Panther National Wildlife Refuge
Florida Panther National Wildlife Refuge36.36km from Big Cypress National Preserve

The Florida Panther National Wildlife Refuge was established in 1989 under the Endangered Species Act by the US Fish and Wildlife Service, to protect the endangered Florida panther, as well as other threatened plant and animal species.

Collier-Seminole State Park
Collier-Seminole State Park51.97km from Big Cypress National Preserve

At the Collier-Seminole State Park you can picnic, hike, bicycle, canoe, camp, view wildlife, fish, and boat. Among the facilities are an RV park, four pavilion picnic shelters, a boat ramp, and a campground with youth, group, and primitive campsites.

Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary
Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary64.06km from Big Cypress National Preserve

During the 1940s and 1950s, extensive logging was occurring in Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary, destroying many bald cypress and pond cypress trees. The sanctuary was established to protect these remaining trees.

Naples Botanical Garden
Naples Botanical Garden69.77km from Big Cypress National Preserve

Located in Naples, Florida, Naples Botanical Garden covers 170 acres (69 ha).

Naples Zoo at Caribbean Gardens
Naples Zoo at Caribbean Gardens72.37km from Big Cypress National Preserve

Naples Zoo has about 70 species, but not all of them are on display at any given time. Around a mile-long path winds past the main animal exhibit and through the 1919 tropical garden.

Clam Pass Park
Clam Pass Park75.55km from Big Cypress National Preserve

Fakahatchee Strand State Preserve is a Florida State Park, which is open between 8 a.m. and sundown every day of the year (including holidays).

Where is Big Cypress National Preserve

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This is the southeastern part of the U.S. state of Florida. It is the most populous county in Florida and the seventh-most populous county in the United States. It is also Florida's third-largest county in terms of land area,