Spent part of a day exploring the Big Cypress National Preserve along highway 41 (Tamiami Trail) with the family and everyone really enjoyed it. The natural preserve is very large and offers a wide range of activities including trails, canoe paths, camping and structured visitor spots. We limited our exploration to the spots along the highway, but there is plenty... 更多
Avoid The Miccosukee Indian Reservation Service Plaza/Rest Stop unless your gas tank is on empty while driving on Alligator Alley between Miami and Naples. We stopped here out of curiousity on our way back from Key Largo on Sunday afternoon, July 3rd. The area where food was being served had a line that was 20 deep - not that you... 更多
Started here on our way to the everglades. Recieved great information from the park Ranger at the information Center about where to go. Saw a ton of small alligators up close, along w fish and trees. Purchased the 100th anniversary of national parks stamp book.
A must see when visiting the Everglades. An abundance of wildlife and an amazing ecosystem. Peaceful and calming section of Florida and well worth the visit.
Highly recommend- we stopped when we had a few hours before our flight home. It is close to the airport; you only pay for parking ($1 hour). The boardwalk is very nicely done. The boys could walk ahead without worrying. Bug spray is a must this time of year. We saw one alligator, lots of turtles and birds.
Great natural area. We were under a time restraint and could only drive through. I'd love to return and walk trails & kayak. I do recommend visiting.
I always enjoy visiting all the natural places I can when I'm traveling. It's really the only way to get to see what that part of the country looked like before all the development and destruction that man has created in the name of advancement and civilization. I love that they were able to preserve this beautiful place.
Big Cypress is easily accessible off Route 41, Tamiami Trail. There are several attractions within walking distance of the 20 miles that US 41 crosses the preserve. Oasis Visitor Center (east entrance) is a great place to see gators. Swamp visitor center (western entrance) is very nice and manatees are sometimes seen when weather is cooler. The preserve itself is... 更多
Big Cypress National Preserve is a huge area. Highway 41 (Tamiami Trail) and Interstate 75 (Aligator Alley) both go through the park and there are a couple of linking haighways between the two. The Oasis visitor centre (Highway 41) has all the facilities you need and an excellent little 100 yard board walk overlooking a pond full of 'gators'. But... 更多