Take your own self-guided boardwalk tour using our new QR code signs located along the boardwalk. Scan each QR code with a smartphone or other mobile device for information about each zone. Download a free reader from your app store or marketplace. Search: QR Reader​

Green Cay Nature Center is the county's newest nature center that overlooks 100 acres of constructed wetland and provides educational opportunities about this unique habitat. The wetland features 1.5 miles of elevated boardwalk featuring interpretive signs about the habitat. The Nature Center includes a lecture hall, gift shop, and live animals in an extensive exhibit room that highlights wetland attributes. Come for a visit and find that there's something for everyone at this fantastic facility!

Save the Date Flyer

Save the Date! Migration Celebration will be held on Saturday November 10, 2018. Stay tuned for more details as they become available!

NOTICE: Please be aware that sections of the Green Cay Nature Center boardwalk will be CLOSED periodically throughout the day on June 6 for maintenance. This will not affect visitor access to the nature center or sections of the boardwalk that are not being worked on. However, public access to the closed areas will not be permitted. Please respect the gated boundaries.

Operating Hours

The nature center is closed during observed County holidays.


Wednesday-Saturday: 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Sunday, Monday and Tuesday: CLOSED


Tuesday-Saturday: 9:00 am - 3:00 pm (by reservation only)

Nature Trails:

Daily: sunrise - sunset



Please remember the following are not permitted:​
  • Drones
  • Pets
  • Food
  • Alcohol
  • Jogging, running or speed walking
  • Biking or skating
  • Smoking
  • Fishing​

Contact Information


12800 Hagen Ranch Road
Boynton Beach, FL 33437
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Ph: 561-966-7000
Fax:  561-496-4369


Jessica Andreasen
Interim Manager 

Carlos Padilla
Maintenance Worker II​

   Kayla Caldwell
Assistant Naturalist