Big Cypress National Preserve

The Big Cypress National Preserve is home to freshwaters that are essential to the health of the Everglades. The water supports the marine estuaries along the southwestern coast of Florida. Big Cypress National Preserve protects over 729,000 acres of temperate and tropical plant communities. Along with that, Big Cypress National Preserve offers various opportunities to enjoy outdoor activities, and it is considered the backyard for millions of visitors and residents in South Florida. 

Where to Stay

RV Parks & Campgrounds Near Big Cypress National Preserve

If you are ready for an adventure, you will want to travel through these parks with an RV. These vehicles offer all the luxuries of home as you see the best natural wonders in the country. For your next RV rental, make sure to check out RVshare. From large motorhomes to budget campervans, you can find a vehicle that will meet your travel needs. 

RV Rentals Near Big Cypress National Preserve

Things to Do

Things To Do Near Big Cypress National Preserve

Located just north of the Florida Everglades, Big Cypress National Preserve is a must-see spot in the state. This national preserve has a diverse mix of hardwoods, pines, mangroves, and prairies. You might even get a fantastic view of a manatee, an alligator, or a sand crane in their natural habitat. Kayaking and hiking are some of the most popular activities in this preserve. 

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How To Get To Big Cypress National Preserve

From Naples, you'll want to take Interstate 75 (Alligator Alley) to exit 80. Head south on SR-29 toward Everglades City for 17 miles, and then turn left onto U.S. 41 S and proceed for a mile. The Nathaniel P. Reed Visitor Center will be on your right. The preserve is open 24/7/365.


33100 Tamiami Trail East, Ochopee, FL 34141

Fee: Entry fee $0

If you want to experience the beauty of Florida, then make your way down to Big Cypress National Preserve. This protected region is the perfect way to see Southern Florida's diverse animal and plant life. For a unique vacation, consider renting an RV. With these vehicles, you can make memories that will last for a lifetime.