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Green Cay Nature Center and Wetlands, Boynton Beach

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Experience 40 hectares (100 acres) of wetlands at Green Cay Nature Center and Wetlands. View local wildlife, such as water birds and alligators, and native plant life at the park by walking along its 2.4 km (1.5 mi) of elevated boardwalks. This boardwalk system was built to offer the best possible views of the wetlands. Enjoy the tranquility of this walkway, visit the center's exhibits, or sign up for an educational program. You can learn about the state's water resources and wetland animals at the interactive exhibits. Our Boynton Beach vacation route planner makes visiting Green Cay Nature Center and Wetlands and other Boynton Beach attractions simple, and helps you make a travel plan personal to you.
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  • worth the drive. outstanding wetland accessed via 1.5 mile boardwalk. birds, gators and natural setting was a highlight of trip. No admission fee.  more »
  • 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 a...  more »
  • I live in Delray Beach which can be very hectic. My husband and I love having this nature preserve so close to home and probably visit once a month. It's special and restorative. Does get crowded duri...  more »
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  • Nice place to come for a short walk in the outdoors. Good for people that enjoy birds. It's a good idea to bring an umbrella if you want to avoid the sun. There are three trails all elevated at .5, 1 and 1.5 miles. Visitors staff is helpful. No cost to park or enter.
  • This place is amazing. Get there before sunrise and wait for the gate to open. You will not be disappointed. Green Cay is just so full of wildlife! An easy walk on the elevated boardwalk, from .5 to 1.5 miles with places to stop and sit.
  • One of my very favorite places to visit. It has a nice nature center, and a great boardwalk (a mile and a half of it) to watch wildlife, such as gators, snakes, plenty of birds, turtles, bobcat, and even river otter (those I didn't see, but my boyfriend did, so jealous...). Plenty of people go there just for exercise, while many bring their cameras to take pictures. My boyfriend and I usually do both.
  • This is a great place to see Florida as it once was. This wildlife conservation area was built by the Palm Beach County water department on a former farm to reclaim water and provide a safe haven for wildlife. There are many boardwalks, some with covered canopies so you can duck in from the sun or a passing shower. Plan to spend some time in the visitor center for some education on wildlife.
  • No matter what time of year you visit you will always see something unique, new and exciting!