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Big Cypress National Preserve

33100 U.S. 41 E, Ochopee, FL , 34141
239-695-1107 |

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About Big Cypress National Preserve


The Oasis Visitor Center in Big Cypress National Preserve is located mid-way between Naples and Miami on the Tamiami Trail (Hwy 41). Hours of operation: 9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. daily. Closed December 25th. For an introduction to Big Cypress National Preserve, a 15 minute movie, The Living Waters of Big Cypress, is available for viewing. Also located at Oasis is a boardwalk for wildlife viewing and access to the Florida National Scenic Trail.

Other attractions include a boardwalk and other opportunities to see wildlife including scenic trails, a 27-mile loop road and the Turner River-Birdon Road loop. The preserve encompasses 730,000 acres, the largest undeveloped tract of land in Collier County, and includes cypress forests, tropical hardwood hammocks, sawgrass prairies and pinelands. Tours guided by park rangers can be arranged.


Day Business Hours
Sunday 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Monday 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Tuesday 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Wednesday 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Thursday 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Friday 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Saturday 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

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