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!

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


Contact Information

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

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Bobby Seals

Carlos Padilla
Maintenance Worker II

    Jessica Andreasen

Alison Ashley
Assistant Naturalist