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Clyde Butcher's Big Cypress Gallery

52388 Tamiami Trl E, Ochopee, FL 34141-2046
+1 239-695-2428
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I have driven the Tamiami (Rte 41) about 8 times since I moved to Florida in 2016. I have zoomed... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Renny B
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Clearwater, Florida
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We were driving past and thought it would be a quick place to look at. They had a resident gator... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
budbrlady
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michigan
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Clyde Butcher's Big Cypress Gallery is located along the scenic Tamiami Trail (U.S. 41), 47 miles east of Naples and 36 miles west of Miami at Mile Marker 54.5, about half mile east of the Big Cypress National Preserve Oasis Visitor Center.”To know the swamp you have to get into the swamp.” The gallery offers guided swamp walk tours October-March and Cottage rentals year round.
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52388 Tamiami Trl E, Ochopee, FL 34141-2046
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Reviewed 6 days ago

I have driven the Tamiami (Rte 41) about 8 times since I moved to Florida in 2016. I have zoomed by this gallery in my haste to get to whatever destination on my horizon. This gallery is a must see. Beautiful, incredible photography.More

Thank Renny B
BigCypressGallery, Gallery Staff at Clyde Butcher's Big Cypress Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Clyde's awe-inspiring photographs of the Everglades are an unforgettable way to experience deep and remote areas of this magnificent wetland wilderness without getting wet! We are handicap accessible, making it easier for everyone to see Clyde's perspective of this marvelous area. Thank you for taking...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We were driving past and thought it would be a quick place to look at. They had a resident gator in the yard. The prints were cool to look at but nothing I could ever afford. It was neat to see and took maybe 15...More

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BigCypressGallery, Gallery Staff at Clyde Butcher's Big Cypress Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We're so glad you visited our gallery. We have a large selection of Clyde Butcher original prints. We also have a selection of local artist and a gift shop. Our nature trail will be re-opening soon...hope you can come visit us again. Thank you

Reviewed 30 November 2017

Beautiful and interesting photography. My first thought was how Clyde's work reminds me of Ansel Adam's photography. Proudly displaying my newest coffee table book of his photography.

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BigCypressGallery, Gallery Staff at Clyde Butcher's Big Cypress Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 3 December 2017

Thank you for your review! We are always touched by our visitors positive responses. Clyde's work continues to connect visitors to the Big Cypress National Preserve with the deep beauty of this mostly untouched wilderness!

Reviewed 29 May 2017

Our group stopped here on the way to the Big Cypress Walking Tour. I will say it was very informative. We saw a lot of photos by Clyde Butcher - a famous local photographer. There was also a really cool souvenir shop that sells postcards...More

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BigCypressGallery, Director of Sales at Clyde Butcher's Big Cypress Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 30 May 2017

We thank you for stopping by the gallery and for your great comments. We look forward to seeing you again. Maybe next time you can join us on a walk thru the swamp or stay at Clyde's Cottage for a few days getaway from the...More

Reviewed 2 May 2017

Amazing photography and a very cool location. Very friendly staff Out in the middle of nowhere with lots of park access nearby. Bring foodMore

Thank Brendan L
BigCypressGallery, Guest Relations Manager at Clyde Butcher's Big Cypress Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 2 May 2017

Thank you for taking the time to write such a great review. The Butcher family spends a great deal of time and energy in presenting this beautiful environment that we are privileged to enjoy. Clyde's images take us to places rarely seen by the average...More

Reviewed 3 April 2017 via mobile

A must stop. Clyde Butcher is an icon. The greatest American nature photographer after Amstel Adams. Even if you do not buy anything, your appreciation of the Everglades will deepen. Plus the wonderful staff that works there offers such personal insights to not only the...More

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BigCypressGallery, Guest Relations Manager at Clyde Butcher's Big Cypress Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 4 April 2017

Thank you for sharing this truly remarkable experience with us. We have so many great experiences out here in the swamp and a lot of people run out of time! Between swamp walking, hiking on the Florida Trail, relaxing in one of our two vacation...More

Reviewed 2 March 2017

Clyde Butcher spent his life chronicling the sights both flora and fauna of the Everglades as well as other places around the globe. Even if you have no intention of purchasing a print of his work, this is high end stuff, just to see the...More

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BigCypressGallery, Director of Sales at Clyde Butcher's Big Cypress Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 7 March 2017

Clyde Butcher's remarkable photographs give us an access to nature we rarely see or experience. Thank you for your kind words

Reviewed 25 February 2017

Clyde Butcher has a excellent eye for and great knowledge of the Everglades and its animals. I highly recommend your taking a few minutes to stop in and look at the art on display.More

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BigCypressGallery, Gallery Staff at Clyde Butcher's Big Cypress Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 27 February 2017

Thank you for your review jdone! We are a family owned and operated gallery and depend largely on "word of mouth" referrals. The art on display reflects our artists desire to connect the viewer with the intricacies of an extraordinary and endangered ecosystem. We hope...More

Reviewed 6 February 2017

A world renown black and white photographer has a studio out in the middle of the swamp. Clyde Butcher and his wife have traveled extensively photographing sites in the National Parks, but in Florida they are better known for photos of the swamps, i.e., the...More

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BigCypressGallery, Guest Relations Manager at Clyde Butcher's Big Cypress Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 7 February 2017

Thank you for your comments. Clyde Butcher's compelling black and white photograghs chronicle some of America's most beautiful and complex ecosystems. The exquisite beauty and depth of his work draws the viewer into a relationship with nature. For more than forty years he has been...More

Reviewed 1 February 2017

After years of driving thru the Big Cypress in the Everglades here in Florida, finally made a stop at Clyde Butcher's Gallery. It was wonderful.....beautiful nature photography of the Everglades. There are 2 cottages you can rent and swamp nature walks are also available. Would...More

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BigCypressGallery, Guest Relations Manager at Clyde Butcher's Big Cypress Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 2 February 2017

Thank you for taking the time to share your recent experience at Clyde Butcher's Big Cypress Gallery. Our website at Clydebutcher.com includes an email sign-up to allow you the opportunity to receive event dates to plan your special visit during Clyde’s next appearance.

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Cat B
19 October 2016|
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Response from BigCypressGallery | Property representative |
What beautiful response from all of you. Thank you very much for the interest. The gallery is open 7 days a week 10am to 5pm and is free. We do close major holidays any questions give us a call 239-695-2428
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Fauxtaographer
23 June 2016|
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Response from BigCypressGallery | Property representative |
Big Cypress Gallery address is 52388 Tamiami Trial Ochopee, Fl 34141. Thank you to Carol A & Jim Y. Clyde has a wonderful following. If you have questions 239-695-2428. We are open 10am to 5pm. Head EAST on 41. The gallery... More
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