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Mitchell's Landing, FL

part ofBig Cypress National Preserve, National Park Service
Status: Closed through Thu May 28 2015   Season Dates


Mitchell's Landing is a popular campground for airboat recreation users. Campers can enjoy direct access to the airboat trails with the Big Cypress off-road vehicle permit. This is the perfect campground to experience historic Loop Road and Old Florida.

Natural Features:

This campground is situated in an oak hammock in the southeast corner of Big Cypress National Preserve. The oak trees offer decent shading for the campsites.


Mitchell's Landing offers campers a great opportunity to hike, bike, fish, and use off-road vehicles with proper permitting.


This is a small campground with no fresh water, vault toilets, and minimal cell phone coverage. Each campsite is equipped with a picnic table, fire ring, and lantern pole. This campground also offers airboat recreational access with appropriate permits.

Nearby Attractions:

Though isolated, this campground is located near the Micosukee Cultural Center, 45 minutes’ drive to Miami, and the Big Cypress National Preserve Visitor Center is within 20 miles.

Activities and Amenities

Within Facility
  • Campfire Rings
  • Lantern Posts
  • Pets Allowed
  • Tent sites
  • Vault Toilets
Within 10 Miles
  • Hunting
  • Off-Highway Vehicle Recreation
Know Before You Go
  • Wildlife frequents this area, store food properly.
  • Pets must remain on leash.
  • Cell phone services are minimal.
  • Biting insects are a nuisance during the wet season.
  • For more information please call the off-road vehicle office at 239-695-1205.

Getting There:

GPS Info. (Latitude, Longitude):
25.75707, -80.9316
25°45'25"N, 80°55'54"W

From Miami: Follow US HWY 41 west to Loop Road. Go south on Loop Road until you see signs for Mitchell's Landing.

From Naples: Follow US HWY 41 east to Loop Road.

Contact Information:

Mailing Address:

Mitchell's Landing
52105 Tamiamia Trl E
Ochopee  FL  34109

Phone Number:

Information:  (239)695-1205
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