Big Cypress National Preserve

Wildlife viewing
Rainbows over Big Cypress Prairie
Big Cypress Swamp Welcome Center
Gator Hook Sunrise by Joey Waves Photography
Ranger-led Wet Walks into the cypress swamp
Canoe through mangrove tunnels of the Turner River with a ranger
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Big Cypress Swamp Welcome Center, 33000 Tamiami Trail East, Ochopee, FL 34141

A 729,000-acre unit of the National Park System in south Florida. Located in eastern Collier County, Big Cypress National Preserve is part of the Everglades ecosystem and a critical watershed for the Ten Thousand Islands area to the southwest. A diverse wild area of cypress swamps, prairies, pinelands, hardwood hammocks and mangrove estuary and is home to a variety of wildlife.

find nearby:

  • Attractions & Tours
  • Dining
  • Hotels & Rentals
1

Wooten's Everglades Airboat & Swamp Buggy Tours1.05 miles

2

Ochopee Post Office2.89 miles

3

Tour The Glades4.03 miles

4

Skunk Ape Headquarters5.1 miles

5

Altair Gun Club at Deep Lake - Altair Training Solutions6.59 miles

6

Everglades City Airboat Tours6.73 miles

7

Down South Airboat Tours7.36 miles

8

Captain Jack's Airboat Tours7.4 miles

9

Everglades National Park7.62 miles

10

Museum of the Everglades7.8 miles

1

Joanie's Blue Crab Cafe1.22 miles

2

Susie's Station6.76 miles

3

Grimm's Stone Crabs6.84 miles

4

Camellia Street Grill6.97 miles

5

Ivey House Inn7 miles

6

Tastes of the Everglades7.46 miles

7

Everglades Seafood Depot Rest. & Market7.62 miles

8

Rod & Gun Club7.62 miles

9

City Seafood7.62 miles

10

Island Cafe7.62 miles

1

Everglades City Motel6.72 miles

2

Ivey House Bed and Breakfast7.01 miles

3

River Wilderness Waterfront Villas7.24 miles

4

Everglades Fishing Lodge7.56 miles

5

Rod & Gun Club7.62 miles

6

Outdoor Resorts of Chokoloskee9.97 miles

7

Parkway Motel and Marina10.52 miles

AMENITIES
Property Amenities+/-
  • Bus Parking
  • Gift Shop
  • Parking
General Information+/-
  • Dates closed: December 25
  • Hours: 9:00am-4:30pm
Disabled Traveler Information+/-
  • ADA Compliant
  • Wheelchair-friendly
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