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Big Cypress National Preserve
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Big Cypress National Preserve © Pandora183 / CC BY-SA 3.0, via Wikimedia Commons
Bald Cypress during wintertime dry season at Big Cypress National Preserve, FL
Big Cypress National Preserve © Gzzz / CC BY-SA 4.0, via Wikimedia Commons
The Big Cypress Bend Boardwalk Florida, USA, extending 2300 feet into the Fakahatchee Strand, the largest bald cypress/royal palm swamp in the world.
Big Cypress National Preserve © Gzzz / CC BY-SA 4.0, via Wikimedia Commons
Spanish-moss Tillandsia usneoides on a bald cypress Taxodium distichum in the Fakahatchee Strand Florida, USA.
Big Cypress National Preserve © Gzzz / CC BY-SA 4.0, via Wikimedia Commons
A strangler fig in the Fakahatchee Strand Florida, USA, the largest bald cypress/royal palm swamp in the world. Picture taken from the Big Cypress Bend Boardwalk, extending 2300 feet into the forest.
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BIG CYPRESS NATIONAL PRESERVE
BIG CYPRESS NATIONAL PRESERVE
33100 Tamiami Trail East
Ochopee, Florida   34141
(lat:25.9005 lon:-81.3321)

Phone: 239 695-2000
Email: park email button icon
The freshwaters of the Big Cypress Swamp, essential to the health of the neighboring Everglades, support the rich marine estuaries along Florida's southwest coast. Conserving over 729,000 acres of this vast swamp, Big Cypress National Preserve contains a mixture of tropical and temperate plant communities that are home to diverse wildlife, including the Endangered Florida panther.
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Big Cypress National Preserve is located near Naples


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Big Cypress is located along Tamiami Trail East and I-75 in southern Florida. The preserve can be accessed by driving from Miami and Naples. The preserve's two visitor centers are located along Tamiami Trail East.

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