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Palm Beach County's Natural Areas Will Remain Closed Until Further Notice

Based on Palm Beach County (PBC) Emergency Order No. 2020-003, effective immediately, all PBC Natural Areas are closed to the public until further notice.  This order will remain in effect until the expiration of Palm Beach County's Declaration of Emergency or until terminated or amended by further order.

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Seacrest Scrub

3400 South Seacrest Boulevard, 2 miles south of Woolbright Road

Picture of the entrance into Seacrest Scrub Natural Area

ADA Accessible Paved Nature Trails Natural Surface Hiking Trails Information Signs Parking lot Wildlife Viewing Great Florida Birding Trail

Hike the paved trail lined with sand pine trees

Open Sunrise to Sunset, 365 Days a Year 

At a Glance     

Nature Next Door

The 54-acre Seacrest Scrub Natural Area is a green island of wilderness in the middle of an urban landscape surrounded mostly by houses. It is home to the protected gopher tortoise. Other animals observed on the site include American redstart, green anole, and eastern gray squirrel.