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FWC reminds hunters of Big Cypress road closure

News Release

March 2, 2011
Contact: Gabriella B. Ferraro, 772-215-9459

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission reminds those seeking access to Big Cypress National Preserve of a road closure that takes effect March 3. Beginning Thursday, a portion of Loop Road within the Preserve, south of the Gator Hook Strand site and west to Crooked Culvert, will be closed to all but local residents.

For more information, updates and a map of the closed area, visit www.nps.gov/bicy/planyourvisit/loop-road-updates.htm.