Green Cay Nature Center and Wetlands

Green Cay Nature Center and Wetlands

Green Cay Nature Center and Wetlands
4.5
7:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Monday
7:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Tuesday
7:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Wednesday
7:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Thursday
7:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Friday
7:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Saturday
7:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Sunday
7:00 AM - 5:30 PM
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  • lovethebeach11229
    New York263 contributions
    Nature
    What an interesting place to walk through. Trees & birds, & fish & weeds & perhaps an alligator or two. Different portions have cement walkways while others have wood. This is a Nature preserve so you are walking through creatures in their natural habitats. You can go everyday & perhaps notice something different. Best to stroll as this is not a place to miss a site.
    Traveled with friends
    Written September 9, 2022
  • JoeKupe
    Victor, New York622 contributions
    Nice Slice of Nature in Suburbia
    Not too large and not too small Green Cay is a nice slice of nature tucked into suburbia. Boynton Beach has lots of busy roads and plazas, but upon driving into the parking lot for Green Cay you soon forget where you are! With an elevated boardwalk allowing for a short or medium length walk to see the wildlife you will find yourself swept away and forgetting the busy roads left behind. On this visit we saw turtles, birds, the elusive gator and more. Yes, it can get crowded so make sure to mask up, otherwise enjoy the nice escape. Note - there are clean indoor restrooms when you enter so use them if needed as there are none on the boardwalk once you start your walk.
    Written February 2, 2022
  • Ben
    8 contributions
    What a great place to see wildlife.....however...
    One of many great wetland sites in South Florida to photograph the natural Florida wildlife. It's a shame that so many of the residents, and non-residents feel they have to take their plastic bottles, styrafoam coffee cups, and plastic food containers into the park, they end up in the water. Really? Leave it in the car, it's not that far of a walk that you need to hydrate. Also too many POWER walkers, please go walk the mall, these are not exercise tracks.You all are ruining the experience and trashing the place, also Wakodahatchee wetland! It's a shame that Green Cay is closed during the season for roof replacement, could have been done in the summer when ther are far less wading birds in the area. Otherwise, ENJOY!
    Written February 19, 2020
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Falls Church, VA586 contributions
Nov 2021
This is a lovely 1 1/2 mile stroll along a very sturdy and safe boardwalk that meanders through mangrove areas. Bring your binoculars and bird guide as you will see a large number of interesting birds in the reserve. We also saw two alligators and a number of turtles. This is a great outing for adults as well as children and is FREE.
Written November 11, 2021
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Alan A
Delray Beach, FL3 contributions
Sep 2019
This park has a great walk through just nature around you. There are 3 routes that are different lengths long. There are places to sit and take a break for a rest. There are restrooms available and a lot of info in the building to learn about nature.
Written April 7, 2020
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Jack R
New York City, NY21 contributions
Oct 2022 • Family
This place is just amazing. While walking through, we saw animals of all sorts. Heron, Ibis, Turtles, Iguanas (even though they aren’t native to Florida.) Egrets, and Greg Headed Swamp Hens, just to name a few. While walking we met a very nice person who showed us all the wildlife and told us their names. Funny recommend!
Written October 16, 2022
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DiverM
Jupiter, FL543 contributions
Sep 2020
We enjoyed this park and it's 1.5 miles of board walks. You may want to bring masks as you are on a board walk and sometimes people come from the opposite direction. They also close these parks earlier then sunset so arrive early. Wakodahatcheee is nearby and also very nice. I would recommend doing both the same day. They close Wakodahatcheee about 6:50 the night we went so arrive early. Both parks have very good views of birds and water.
Written September 20, 2020
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DW B
Fort Lauderdale, FL72 contributions
Mar 2020 • Solo
Eat breakfast 5 days a week. Great consistency. Eggs, bagels so fresh, great blueberry pancakes, pastries, coffeee, and so much more. Gets busy so don’t let a line of customers surprise you. Wait staff is competent with a few servers uncooperative .
Definitely a place to go in Boynton.
Written March 2, 2020
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adriannesdad
Boynton Beach, Florida1 contribution
Dec 2021 • Solo
If you are a serious nature photographer this place is not the place to go. There is plenty of wildlife to see but the regular visitors tend to be a problem.
Recently there was a female bobcat with kittens. People were crowding the railings to the point that at times the kittens were afraid to pass through the area under the bridge. The regular walkers were making a lot of noise and the very worse thing was a woman had heard of the sightings and came because she did not want to miss getting a picture even though by her own acknowledgment was not over her battle with Covid
Written December 30, 2021
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Lbs58
East Dennis, MA119 contributions
Apr 2021 • Couples
This is easy 1 1/2 mile walk with interesting birds to see - also alligators. We always go there when visiting family in area. For covid they have one way traffic and most people wear masks.
Written April 10, 2021
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Miles Archer
Boca Raton, FL7,458 contributions
Mar 2022 • Solo
I came here after a sumptuous breakfast to walk off some calories and enjoy the wildlife. There's a boardwalk. Plenty of birds to see. Water birds and birds in trees. Alligators in the water. Turtles sunning on a clear, warm day. Not too busy with people as this was a weekday with people at work and kids in school. I imagine it does get somewhat crowded on weekends.
Written March 31, 2022
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TravelQ6492QE
346453,418 contributions
May 2021
Took a midday summer walk knowing it is the height of the dry season and bird activity will be limited. Saw mostly common birds, but was really entertained by a troop of Grackles in the swamp, all shower fishing from floating twigs, a "gator stalking march chickens, and an Oriole nest.
Lots of full bloom plant life. Not many people. No masks. Not needed. Very clean oasis.
Written May 9, 2021
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SueBee46530
GRANGER296 contributions
Dec 2020
We enjoyed coming here twice after changing plans due to the Everglades being rather bird-free. We were not disappointed as there were LOTS of species here including a Least Bittern which we've seen only 4x in more than 30 years of birding. There is a 1 mile loop and a .5 mile loop and because of social distancing, it was one-way only. There were also a number of butterflies out already.
Written January 21, 2021
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