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Green Cay Nature Center and Wetlands

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12800 Hagen Ranch Rd, Boynton Beach, FL 33437-4130
+1 561-966-7000
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Awesome bird (and gators!) sightings! Plenty of raised trails to meander! informative... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Philip John G
via mobile
Nature Center or Senior Runway?

There are opportunities for spotting/photographing birds and other wildlife - the reason we came to... read more

Reviewed yesterday
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“nature center” (144 reviews)
“bird watching” (25 reviews)
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12800 Hagen Ranch Rd, Boynton Beach, FL 33437-4130
+1 561-966-7000
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Awesome bird (and gators!) sightings! Plenty of raised trails to meander! informative visitors center and helpful sign posts.

Thank Philip John G
Reviewed yesterday

There are opportunities for spotting/photographing birds and other wildlife - the reason we came to visit. Indeed we had some great bird watching opportunities. We arrived later in the afternoon, in time to catch birds coming in to roost for the night. We managed to...More

Thank TreadLightAdventurer
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This is a perfectly fine place with a raised boardwalk and lots to see if you look close. It is open from daylight til dusk and is free. We saw alligators, anhingas, several varieties of duck and heron, lesser bittern, an iguana, Florida slider turtles,...More

Thank sueb0818
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Newish to this area and finally decided to visit the nature center. Wow! This is a beautiful gem practically in my backyard! It’s beautiful. Well maintained and full of wildlife. Easy walk and will surely relax anyone that visits.

Thank lisamarieclarktx
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Can’t think of a better place to take a trip all on this boardwalk through nature. Best time to see the variety of birds, ducks and wildlife is early this n the mornings nag and at 4:00 or so. But any time will do. Easy...More

Thank MagicMarla
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Spend a leisurely walk on their boardwalk while watching nature - you must bring binoculars and a camera because you will never know whats going to be there. so many varieties of birds, ducks, snakes, gators, turtles, they are all there folks! They have an...More

Thank Maxine S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a great place to visit for a walk or take visiting relatives to see Florida's nature including birds, butterflies, and alligators. See them in there natural environment.

Thank Brian P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

When the world gets too much for me and I need to just get away from it all, I head to Green Cay to walk either the one mile boardwalk or the half mile boardwalk or both. I have occasionally seen an alligator but often...More

1  Thank Andrea O
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Another great wetlands walk to start the day. Easy, well-maintained, boardwalk trail over wetlands. Birds, birds, birds, a gator and a swimming snake; friendly walkers and photographers sharing the paths; a simple nature center with displays and restrooms; plentiful parking. Well worth an hour or...More

Thank deburkins
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Beautiful scenery with a lot of different animals. I saw a lot of different birds, alligators and turtles. Good for strolling a mile or two - not for long walks. A lot of free parking.

Thank T Alexander L
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17 January 2018|
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Response from Ejbern | Reviewed this property |
I have seen people with scooters on the boardwalk
1 January 2018|
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Response from Elaine S | Reviewed this property |
You’ll be on a boardwalk with passers-by coming and going
3 December 2017|
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Response from deluxereviewer | Reviewed this property |
On Saturday mornings or afternoons there are so call. You will need to make a reservation to join them.