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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 Fabulous Place for Bird Watching

A sister wetland park to Wackadahatchee, Green Cay Nature Center has lovely a lovely walking trail... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Boynton Beach, Florida
Green Cay

This is a great place to see wildlife and all that nature has to offer. They close at sunset... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
German P
Miami, Florida
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“nature center” (143 reviews)
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12800 Hagen Ranch Road, Boynton Beach, FL 33437-4130
+1 561-966-7000
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Reviewed 5 days ago

A sister wetland park to Wackadahatchee, Green Cay Nature Center has lovely a lovely walking trail with great views of Florida birds and wildlife. Enjoy an hour or two relaxing, birding and taking great pictures of the lovely setting and its winged inhabitants. Absolutely free,...More

Thank travelingnan45
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This is a great place to see wildlife and all that nature has to offer. They close at sunset allowing for a full day of activities.

Thank German P
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Great visit with an all-adult family. We were able to enjoy a wonderful day of viewing a lovely variety of birds and plants. The walkway included well designed graphics and strategically placed structures for sitting and relief from the sun. Would love to return to...More

Thank Su B
Reviewed 3 weeks 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 3 weeks 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 3 weeks 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 4 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 4 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 1 November 2017

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 28 October 2017

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
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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.
25 November 2017|
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14 October 2017|
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Response from deluxereviewer | Reviewed this property |
No pets allowed. They are very strict and will make you leave.