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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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Walk and see the wildlife

Take the kids or take a quiet walk at a lovely nature center . Birds ,alligators, fish ,lovely way to spend some time and get some exercise .its about a mile on a boardwalk... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 25, 2015
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boston
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19 reviews 19 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW via mobile

Take the kids or take a quiet walk at a lovely nature center . Birds ,alligators, fish ,lovely way to spend some time and get some exercise .its about a mile on a boardwalk . Bathrooms and a small nature center. Free!

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Madison, WI
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

Great place for birding, with a few alligators, maybe a raccoon or otter will show up. There is a lovely boardwalk, easy for strollers, wheelchairs. Signs say no powerwalkers, but they are there-and get kind of pushy, especially with photographers with their tripods. But go..enjoy. We see new birds every time we go, along with the consistent ones, and meet... More 

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Lake Worth, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

Great way to see nature. The indoor exhibit was wonderful. Great place to visit if like to take photos. We take visiting guests and they love it.

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South Florida, Florida
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

The boardwalk is above water. You can see alligators, rabbits and many species of birds depending on time of year. The various walkways are about one mile. Many people visit in the morning for their walking exercise as well as photographers, tourists and there's no admission fee with free parking. Palm Beach County has done a great service to residents... More 

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edinburgh
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44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

This few miles board walk visit allowed us to enjoy the Florida wildlife, displaying birds , butterflies and many more . No alligators this time but I am sure they were not far away? Well worth a visit

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Boynton Beach, Florida
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015 via mobile

Great place for observing nature especially the birds. Family friendly with a wide Boardwalk that can accommodate strollers. Good exhibits in the nature center.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

A wonderfully planned raised walkway over a wetland teeming with tropical and migrating birds, butterflies and resident reptiles. This is an ideal walk for children in strollers or seniors with walkers or anyone with an interest in photography or nature observation. There is a nature center and gift shop and plenty of activities for all ages. A treasure in Palm... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

We had so much fun watching birds at this location. Just one treasure after another. These man made nature areas provide such a diverse habitat that all types of birds flock to it. It is indeed like being in a zoo without walls or cages. The only downside is sharing the boardwalks with thoughtless runners that do not care about... More 

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Gillette, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

This is a treat. Birds are very beautiful. Scenic views are abundant. We go back often. Photographic delight.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

A free (as of early 2015) sanctuary hidden among Boca's many retirement compounds, this gem features more species diversity at any given time than better known sites such as Loxahatchee and the Anhinga Trail. While not as spectacular as Shark Valley, it's easier and faster to get to from most South Florida locations, and ideal if you're based in Boca,... More 

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