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Green Cay Nature Center and Wetlands

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12800 Hagen Ranch Road, Boynton Beach, FL 33437-4130
+1 561-966-7000
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A wonderful resource - and it's free!

A friend and I joined a knowledgeable docent for an hour's walk on the boardwalk; we decided we'd... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Elaine S
Amazing Nature site

This is a true gem right in the heart of Boynton Beach Florida. The first time I went there several... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Boynton Beach, Florida
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“nature center” (143 reviews)
“bird watching” (24 reviews)
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12800 Hagen Ranch Road, Boynton Beach, FL 33437-4130
+1 561-966-7000
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Reviewed 6 days ago

A friend and I joined a knowledgeable docent for an hour's walk on the boardwalk; we decided we'd have missed out without his company. He pointed out lots of unfamiliar trees and cypress knees and other plants; he explained about the reclaimed water from the...More

Thank Elaine S
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This is a true gem right in the heart of Boynton Beach Florida. The first time I went there several years ago could not believe the expanse and beauty and never imagined this to be in the midst of so many highly developed communities. Each...More

Thank Rachman2
Reviewed 1 week ago

A great place to take a walk and see alligators, turtles, many birds including migratory, swamp, and Florida's vegetation. It was set up by the South Florida water authority for conservation--- to utilize treated sewage effluent; to increase groundwater; to attract birds, turtles, alligators, etc.;...More

Thank msa201
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A great center with informative and helpful staff aswell as excellent displays. We walked the trails and saw many different birds and animals. Looked all a long for the old Florida Gator and was denied until we were leaving the Center near the exit. There...More

Thank bilewis
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I love their catwalks above the water looking at all the gorgeous birds, alligators and wildlife. We would totally recommend this beautiful place

Thank Julia S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Amazing facility. Well maintained boardwalks through wetlands with a great view of Hurons, Egrets, Coots, Moorhens, Ibis, ducks, turtles, fish, butterflies and plant life. Admission is free as was out docent led tour. Our volunteer guide, Steve, was wonderfully helpful as he pointed out many...More

Thank redhdsue
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We walked the whole path and saw many birds, no gators that day. Beautiful place to just relax and wlk around to see the natural side of Florida. Great gem of a place!!

Thank kayakgirl1110
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A wonderful place for a nature walk. Nice and easy....loops of either a mile or a half-mile on a well maintained boardwalk. There is a nature center that is open Wednesday through Saturday and has exhibits and a gift shop and is very well staffed....More

Thank Peter K
Reviewed 19 October 2017 via mobile

Wonderful we'll maintained trails one mile long and one and half miles, Two entire different trails showing the beauty of South Florida, you will see many birds and a variety of plants native of Florida, well worth the time to walk it, bathrooms and water...More

Thank Pedro C
Reviewed 16 October 2017

GREEN CAY NATURE CENTER, maintained by Palm Beach County, is a wonderful place to view nature and get some exercise and education. There are 2 raised boardwalks, one about a half mile and the other over a mile. Along the walks are informational signs and...More

Thank raymondmC6721ME
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Response from pbcparks | Property representative |
Unfortunately this is not one of our parks that has picnic tables or pavilions. If you go onto our PBC website under parks, you will find a tab for amenities, which one is picnicking and it lists out the parks that have... More
Bill S
11 October 2016|
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Response from Zeigat | Reviewed this property |
No, but you can push there! 😊