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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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Beautiful park for watching wildlife and birds

This park is well maintained and the boardwalks give you elaborate access to the wetlands which... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Agniva_Das
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Orlando, Florida
A Tranquil Sanctuary

Quite a lively place during the day with schoolchildren visiting and viewing the aquariums with... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Bret H
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BOCA RATON, United States
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  • Average2%
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“nature center” (154 reviews)
“half mile” (29 reviews)
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LOCATION
12800 Hagen Ranch Rd, Boynton Beach, FL 33437-4130
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+1 561-966-7000
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"nature center"
in 154 reviews
"elevated boardwalk"
in 21 reviews
"half mile"
in 29 reviews
"bird watching"
in 25 reviews
"all ages"
in 38 reviews
"gift shop"
in 29 reviews
"bring binoculars"
in 13 reviews
"species of birds"
in 19 reviews
"wood storks"
in 12 reviews
"occasional alligator"
in 12 reviews
"all kinds"
in 24 reviews
"nice walk"
in 27 reviews
"wide variety of birds"
in 10 reviews
"wonderful place"
in 19 reviews
"early morning"
in 17 reviews
"board walk"
in 24 reviews
"baby alligators"
in 16 reviews
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Reviewed 6 days ago

This park is well maintained and the boardwalks give you elaborate access to the wetlands which hosts variety of birds if you know where to look for. From Tri-Colored Heron to Sora, from Screech Owls to Coopers Hawks this place has a lot of variety....More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Quite a lively place during the day with schoolchildren visiting and viewing the aquariums with snapping and box turtles, alligators, and other indigenous Florida wildlife. View the movies, meet with the naturalists, browse the gift shop, participate in a variety of weekly activities like Tai...More

1  Thank Bret H
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Only a small wetlands so an hour to ninety minutes was enough but we really enjoyed our visit. Staff friendly, visitor centre lovely and boardwalk around site great. Lots of parking. Choice of half mile or mile track but easy to combine both. Saw more...More

Thank Les_Elaine
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Reviewed 10 May 2018

This was a unique and amazing experience for a northerner - made all the more interesting because of the time of year and the unseasonably cool temperatures. The wood storks were all huddled in the trees and around them were the iguanas trying to keep...More

Thank Patricia P
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Reviewed 5 May 2018

Wonderful walkways over a classic marsh/swamp ecosystem - a very cool placebo wander and walk, taking photos of an amazing array of birds, turtles, and other wildlife. There are two trails of varying lengths, and its got a visitor center with facilities and some amenities....More

Thank EricHReinach
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Reviewed 1 May 2018 via mobile

The visitor center was closed but the boardwalk was amazing. The only reason I didn’t rate it higher is I wish the visitors center had longer hours.

Thank Mejustme90
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Reviewed 1 May 2018

Great area to walk and relax, lots of birds and alligators. Easy access with boardwalk. Also has learning center.

Thank 631randyp
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Reviewed 29 April 2018 via mobile

This was a very different type of park from what I was used to. I am from up North, but I found this very interesting. My granddaughter loves this place!

Thank Albert G
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Reviewed 18 April 2018

If you are from out of town and are in the area and want to see a few interesting birds I would say drop in you never know what you may see there. If you want to possibly see Alligators they too on occasion are...More

Thank 132dw
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Reviewed 15 April 2018

If you're looking for something different to do this is a nice walk. It goes on for miles and you'll see gators, all different kinds of birds, turtles, among other things. Its a nice relaxing walk

1  Thank pdq724
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ronniinfl
21 February 2018|
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Response from Pedro C | Reviewed this property |
Please call them, the gift shop is manned by volunteers.
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glentullous
30 January 2018|
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Response from Peter K | Reviewed this property |
No, there are no bat houses there.
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PBLKNP
18 January 2018|
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Response from Peter K | Reviewed this property |
That's not a problem at all....very accessible..
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