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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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I wasn't sure what to expect but after reading the reviews I thought I would check it out since it... read more

Reviewed 14 March 2017
kennen
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Chicago, IL
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Nature up close by, safe and easy to view! Free as well!!!

A relatively new boardwalk makes this an easy excursion for walking, wheelchair, stroller, walker... read more

Reviewed 13 March 2017
cama6
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Baltimore, Maryland
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“nature center” (153 reviews)
“half mile” (28 reviews)
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12800 Hagen Ranch Rd, Boynton Beach, FL 33437-4130
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"nature center"
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"elevated boardwalk"
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"half mile"
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"bird watching"
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"leisurely walk"
in 9 reviews
"all ages"
in 38 reviews
"bring your camera"
in 27 reviews
"gift shop"
in 29 reviews
"species of birds"
in 19 reviews
"occasional alligator"
in 12 reviews
"wood storks"
in 11 reviews
"all kinds"
in 24 reviews
"wonderful place"
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"wide variety of birds"
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"early morning"
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"nice walk"
in 25 reviews
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Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

I wasn't sure what to expect but after reading the reviews I thought I would check it out since it is free and close to my way pack to West Palm Beach airport. This is a modern boardwalk over the wetlands in either a 1/2...More

Thank kennen
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Reviewed 13 March 2017

A relatively new boardwalk makes this an easy excursion for walking, wheelchair, stroller, walker, and more. Visible around you on this 1.5 mile walk are wetlands, a cypress swamp, nature center and more. there are gazebos scattered throughout the walk supplying shade and seating for...More

Thank cama6
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Reviewed 13 March 2017

This nature preserve is in the middle of the Boynton Beach area. The boardwalk is a mile and a half long taking you over the wetlands where you see all sorts of butterflies, birds, and even alligators. Best part is that it is FREE! There...More

Thank Sharon C
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Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

I love visiting here. I walk the trails and inhale Nature with all my senses. Beautiful! This place is an oasis in the middle of chaos ~ serenity. Peace. Just breathe!

Thank Kathleen R
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Reviewed 13 March 2017

Not as nice as Wakodahatchee Wetlands Nature Walk. The boardwald is 1 & 1/2 mile but there aren't as much wildlife to see.

Thank Jerry G
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Reviewed 13 March 2017

While visiting family in Boynton Beach, Green Cay was recommended. From the moment we walked onto the wooden ramped walkway, I was in awe. Alligators, raptors, turtles, wood storks, such beauty. Had my first sighting of a sapsucker up close. Heard the sound of an...More

Thank LindaLee55
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Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

This preserve is really nice and it is in the midst of the town. The elevated boardwalk is a nice walk over various types of wet lands. We saw two alligators and a multitude of birds on our walk. The visitor center is closed on...More

Thank jb230
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Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

A walk on these boardwalk can be therapeutic. All ages can enjoy watching Florida's native wildlife in a cage free atmosphere.

Thank ThisRicanGetsAround
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Reviewed 10 March 2017

worth the drive. outstanding wetland accessed via 1.5 mile boardwalk. birds, gators and natural setting was a highlight of trip. No admission fee.

Thank Barry D
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Reviewed 9 March 2017

Green Cay has abundant fauna seen thu an elevated wooden boardwalk.. The birds are not as abundant or mating or feeding young as in Wakodahatchee Wetlands but if you get lucky there are large Gators and if lucky and patience wait until they move to...More

Thank Sid G
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ronniinfl
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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
29 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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