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Green Cay Nature Center and Wetlands

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Address: 12800 Hagen Ranch Road, Boynton Beach, FL 33437
Phone Number: (561) 966-7000
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A wonderful place for a quick or leisurely walk on a nice day. Make it a leisurely walk if you are armed with a camera. You"ll see Mother Nature at her best. Birds of all kinds... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 27, 2015
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West Hempstead, NY
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West Hempstead, NY
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

A wonderful place for a quick or leisurely walk on a nice day. Make it a leisurely walk if you are armed with a camera. You"ll see Mother Nature at her best. Birds of all kinds abound as well as turtles, and if you're very lucky you might see an alligator or two enjoying the sun. As you walk along... More 

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Boynton Beach, Florida
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

This is a wonderful place for bird lovers to just observe or to take pictures. We've seen Mother birds nesting with their babies, and alligators sunning themselves in the marshes. The boardwalk makes it a great place to walk and exercise while observing nature. Good for all ages.

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Boynton Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Great for photography. Birds, flowers, alligators, raccoons. We watched an alligator swim towards while we snapped lots of pictures.

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Boynton Beach, Florida
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68 reviews 68 reviews
11 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 via mobile

Beautiful place. Took my 6 year old and he loved reading amid learning all about the wildlife and vegetation. Bee twice now

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Bayside, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 via mobile

Willy and I re energized ourselves with a month in South Florida after wintering in SE Asia. Our family winters in Boynton Beach and gave us free rein for these past two weeks. We recently discovered Green Cay which is ten minutes from our unit. We made it a daily ritual to stroll the 1.6 mile Boardwalk. If a picture... More 

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Boynton Beach
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

I've never been disappointed in this place--dawn, dusk or middle of the day! There is always something to enjoy. I've seen a pod of baby alligators, nesting egrets, caterwauling bitterns, purple swamp hens and giant wood storks. On a good day, you will see every variety of wading birds in this large restored wetland. If you're interested, someone will be... More 

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Alexandria, VA
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

A place to visit solo or with a friend as I have done. Early mornings best for me - tranquil, not crowded, the smallest sounds come through. One can walk as much or as little as desired, wooden planking is excellent occasional shelters in case of rain and a central building with a covered walkway for really inclement weather. The... More 

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Delray Beach, FL
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Beautiful and peaceful (when not too busy) and wonderful wildlife sightings. See lots of birds, turtles and a gator or 2. There are not a lot of alligators, but you can spot one every now and then.

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Palm Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015 via mobile

We come here to get the family outdoors. Great place to walk around the boardwalk. They also have a nature center, looks nice, but we always go late in the afternoon or Sunday, they close early on Saturday and are not open on Sunday. But you can walk the board walk from dust till dawn everyday. We enjoy all the... More 

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Boynton Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

This is one of the hidden Gems in South Florida, lots of trails in which to wonder around, we choose the 1mile trail, (there is also a 1/2 mile trail), we saw alligators, spoon billed ibises, herons, many different turtles, all in all, a great place to visit and enjoy Nature at is best, I would recommend it to anyone... More 

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