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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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A Pleasant Surprise

My husband and I stopped in on a whim and were amazed at Clyde Butcher’s work. He is incredibly... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Judy F
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What a great place

My friends and I visited the gallery a number of times while here. We all loved the photography... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Zuckie
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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 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I stopped in on a whim and were amazed at Clyde Butcher’s work. He is incredibly talented and his photographs were mesmerizing! His wife also had works on exhibit, as well as other local photographers. A real treat to view such lovely...More

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

Thank you for your kind words...we're so glad you enjoyed your visit. Come back and visit us again!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My friends and I visited the gallery a number of times while here. We all loved the photography and had the special treat of meeting Clyde who generously signed the photos we bought. All the staff was super friendly as was Clyde himself. This is...More

Thank Zuckie
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Clyde Butchers work is a feast for your eyes . The simplicity of his black and white photography is stunning on a large or small scale. The gallery is not a large space but it fills you with glimpses of nature at its most beautiful....More

Thank 56Denise
BigCypressGallery, Sales Representative at Clyde Butcher's Big Cypress Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your incredible description of your experience with us yesterday. Clyde's work is indeed a treat, and with Clyde actually here in the gallery during your visit yesterday, it was an added treat. Please come and visit us again!

Reviewed 11 January 2018

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 13 January 2018

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 4 January 2018

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 8 January 2018

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 28 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

Thank Steve Y
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 1 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 2 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

Thank DorisP52
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

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Cat B
18 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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22 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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