FL: Government shutdown: What parks are open, closed

MIAMI, Fla. — Want to know which parks and campgrounds are open during the current government shutdown? See below for details on each site.

Big Cypress National Preserve

From their website:

“During the government shutdown, the preserve will remain open with restrictions. The Swamp Welcome Center, Oasis Visitor Center, Preserve Headquarters, Pinecrest and Mitchell’s Campgrounds, are closed.”

DeSoto National Memorial

From their website:

“Due to a lapse in government appropriations, the park’s visitor center and parking lot are closed until further notice. Park trails remain open to the public.”

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Rebecca Smith

Rebecca Smith

Rebecca Smith is a Wisconsin native currently living in Illinois with her husband, Eric, and two dogs, Maggie and Grace. She enjoys hiking, biking, kayaking and, of course, camping in cabins and park models.

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