Big Cypress National Preserve

Tamiami Trail, Ochopee, FL 34141
Phone: 239.481.4849 , Toll-Free: 800.440.7469

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Big Cypress National Preserve

Location: In Ochopee, see map below.

Between I75 and US41 east of Naples

Profile: Nature Preserve Attraction

Official Website


The Big Cypress National Preserve is an over 720,00-acre home to Florida’s wildlife, including deer, bear, panther and an abundance of bird life. Here you can camp, canoe, kayak, hike and picnic. There are a couple scenic drives for viewing this natural preserve by car, one 17 miles and one 23 miles (note that most of the roadway is gravel). Additionally, you can make a reservation to join a ranger for a swamp walk, canoe trip, bicycle trip or various talks.

Official Website

Location Map & Directions

Our map of Big Cypress National Preserve is interactive, includes the streets and major attractions in the immediate area and can be easily zoomed, reformatted or repositioned to meet your needs.

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Area Information

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Southwest Florida is a vacationer's paradise. Main attractions include the beaches, golf, boating and water activities, as well as shopping, dining and cultural events. Key destinations for visitors include Naples, Fort Myers, Marco Island, Bonita Springs, Estero, Cape Coral and Sanibel & Captiva Islands. Nearby communities also offer worthwhile attractions, including North Fort Myers, Punta Gorda and Bokeelia to the north, as well as Clewiston, Chokoloskee, Goodland, Immokalee and Ochopee to the south and east.

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