Big Cypress National Preserve Trails

To find trails in Big Cypress National Preserve, Florida select a region or trail below.

Turner River (Big Cypress National Preserve and Everglades National Park) :: Everglades City, FL

This is another of my favorite paddles—a kaleidoscope of natural beauty in a serene, tranquil setting. Cypress, maple, and palm trees line this route in addition to flowering plants, river otters, egrets, ibis, and great and blue herons. I enjo

Big Cypress National Preserve/ Wildlife Management Area :: Ochopee, FL

At more than 720,000 acres, Big Cypress National Preserve is a “vast swamp.” Big Cypress WMA is half-a-million acres within the federal preserve. Even a brief visit here gives campers a sense of the difficulties faced by people who sought refuge here

L-28 Interceptor :: Big Cypress National Preserve, FL

L-28 Interceptor is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in Broward County, Collier County, and Hendry County, Florida. It is within Big Cypress National Preserve, Big Cypress Seminole Reservation, and Miccosukee Reservation. It is 27.4 miles long and b

L-28 :: Big Cypress National Preserve, FL

L-28 is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in Collier County, Hendry County, and Broward County, Florida. It is within Big Cypress Seminole Reservation, Big Cypress National Preserve, Everglades and Francis S. Taylor Wildlife Management Area, and Micc

Florida Trail :: Big Cypress National Preserve, FL

Florida Trail is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in Collier County and Monroe County, Florida. It is within Big Cypress National Preserve. It is 49.4 miles long and begins at 6 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 75.7 miles with a total el

Sandy Road :: Big Cypress National Preserve, FL

Sandy Road is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in Collier County, Florida. It is within Big Cypress National Preserve. It is 2.1 miles long and begins at 8 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 4.1 miles with a total elevation gain of one foo

Eleven Mile Road :: Big Cypress National Preserve, FL

Eleven Mile Road is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in Collier County, Florida. It is within Big Cypress National Preserve. It is 11.4 miles long and begins at 6 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 22.8 miles with a total elevation gain of

L-28 :: Big Cypress National Preserve, FL

L-28 is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in Miami-Dade County, Broward County, and Collier County, Florida. It is within Miccosukee Reservation, Big Cypress National Preserve, and Everglades and Francis S. Taylor Wildlife Management Area. It is 16.3

Monument Road :: Big Cypress National Preserve, FL

Monument Road is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in Collier County, Florida. It is within Big Cypress National Preserve. It is 3.6 miles long and begins at 8 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 7.3 miles with a total elevation gain of 3 fe

County Line Trail :: Big Cypress National Preserve, FL

County Line Trail is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in Monroe County, Florida. It is within Big Cypress National Preserve. It is 5.7 miles long and begins at 7 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 11.4 miles with a total elevation gain of

Burns Lake Road :: Big Cypress National Preserve, FL

Burns Lake Road is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in Collier County, Florida. It is within Big Cypress National Preserve. It is 2.2 miles long and begins at 5 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 4.4 miles with a total elevation gain of on

Bass Lake Road :: Big Cypress National Preserve, FL

Bass Lake Road is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in Collier County, Florida. It is within Big Cypress National Preserve. It is 0.8 miles long and begins at 3 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 1.6 miles with a total elevation gain of 4 f

Turkey Trail :: Big Cypress National Preserve, FL

Turkey Trail is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in Collier County, Florida. It is within Big Cypress National Preserve. It is 0.2 miles long and begins at 5 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 0.4 miles with a total elevation gain of 0 fee

Bear Island Trails :: Ochopee, FL

If you are looking for out-of-the-way adventure, consider the Bear Island Unit of the Big Cypress National Preserve for hiking, biking, and primitive camping.

Tamiami Trail :: Everglades City, FL

This chapter on the birding areas around Tamiami Trail includes descriptions of the bird-watching at these various destinations: Everglades and Frances S. Taylor Wildlife Management Area, Shark Valley, Big Cypress National Preserve, Loop Road, Ten Th

Tamiami Trail Scenic Drive :: Naples, FL

Drive along a designated scenic highway through the Big Cypress National Preserve to Collier-Seminole State Park. This scenic highway bisects cypress strand and mixed-hardwood swamp habitats that are periodically interrupted by open, sunny prairies.

Roberts Lake Hiking Trail :: Everglades National Park, FL

The trail was named for Roberts Lake Strand, which drains into Gator Hook Swamp and is one of the most scenic cypress strands in the Big Cypress National Preserve. This is a scenic trail that is seldom traveled. If you are looking for solitude in a p

Bear Island Campground :: Ochopee, FL

This is the most remote and rustic campground you will find in this guidebook. But that is only fitting, for the Big Cypress National Preserve is a remote and rugged place. Vast tracts of cypress trees, pine woods, hardwood forests, and grassy pr

Boardwalk Trail: Florida Panther National Wildlife Refuge :: Immokalee, FL

The 11,000-acre Corkscrew Swamp, owned and operated by the National Audubon Society, protects the world’s largest remaining subtropical old-growth bald cypress forest. This northern tip of the Big Cypress Swamp contains towering bald cypress more tha

Turner River Canoe Trail :: Ochopee, FL

This may be the most biologically diverse paddle in the Everglades. It starts on the Tamiami Trail in the Big Cypress National Preserve amid a freshwater environment dominated by towering cypress trees. It opens into sawgrass broken with occasional t

Halfway Creek Canoe Trail :: Ochopee, FL

This route is a microcosm of south Florida in many ways. It reveals human hands on the landscape and offers a good view of the beauty left under park protection. First, paddle down a man-made canal, definitely a part of modern south Florida. Come to