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Green Cay Nature Center and Wetlands

12800 Hagen Ranch Road, Boynton Beach, FL 33437
(561) 966-7000
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Nature/ Wildlife Areas
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Boca Raton, Florida
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502 reviews 502 reviews
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169 helpful votes 169 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014 NEW

A well-constructed boardwalk provides the means to enjoy the flora and fauna of these man-made wetlands. So, whether you come to see the wildlife or to get-fit this is a worthwhile destination.

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Rockville Centre, New York
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

This is a birdwatchers paradise. In the mornings the boardwalk over the marsh attracts the walkers, bird watchers and photographers. Nice place to spend some time and the children can look for the little ducks and the sunbathing turtles.

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Boynton Beach, Florida
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

If you love nature and birding, then Green Cay is the place for you to visit. There is a boardwalk around the wetlands where you can stop and enjoy watching the birds. If you are luck, you can spot an alligator either sunning or swimming. My favorite time to go is in early May when the baby birds are in... More

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East Brunswick, New Jersey, United States
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

Great place to just walk and take some nice pictures. Got to see some alligators and turtles in there natural habitat. Many varieties of birds for birdwatchers.

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Deerfield Beach, Fl
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

This is one of the places I make sure my visitors go to. The kids love to look for the baby alligators at the alligator pond. I like the bird feeders where I see the painted buntings. I've gotten to the point where I can name most of the birds. I suggest if you want something to do, go to... More

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Bensalem, Pennsylvania
17 reviews 17 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

Always an enjoyable walk around the boardwalk. Birds, fish, turtles, etc. Each visit is different. I enjoy the indoor area too. Small shop and display cases teach about the local habitat.

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Orlando, Florida, United States
16 reviews 16 reviews
9 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

Even though this is a "man-made" wetland area, it's done very well. You can walk for 2-3 miles on wooden bridges/walkways and see a huge variety of birds, some turtles, and a few alligators as well. It's a great place to get in touch with nature and enjoy quiet time. Highly recommend it. Nice facilities.

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Delray Beach, Florida
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15 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

We have visited here several times with our children and visiting guests. The out of towners are always very impressed by the plants and animals you can observe here. What makes it especially enjoyable is the we as locals always find a new animal or plant to admire. Very nice multiple boardwalks and they are marked for distances if you're... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

I used to like it here but the last few years the pbc water utilities is hiring landscape contractors to spray heavy pesticides weekly in the park and the parking lot with out putting any signs to warn the public of health risks of being there and being exposed to it.They are using industrial strength glyphosate which is a know... More

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Boynton Beach, Florida
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245 reviews 245 reviews
30 attraction reviews
131 helpful votes 131 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

not often we take time out of our lives to get back in touch with the beautiful area we live in. With all the development, its a great thing to have facilities like this. took about an hour at a leisurely pace, reading the plaques and doing some animal watching. the center is only open a few days a week... More

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