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Natural Areas Are Set to Re-Open
In accordance with Palm Beach County Emergency Order 2020-005, on Wednesday, 4/29/2020 ERM staff will begin re-opening Natural Areas to the public.
HOWEVER THIS DOES NOT MEAN RECREATION AS USUAL.
All visitors to the natural areas must follow Center for Disease Control Guidelines and the County’s Emergency Order 2020-005.
FAMILIARIZE YOURSELF WITH BOTH AT THE LINKS PROVIDED BELOW AND
Wear face coverings, recreate in groups less than 10, maintain social distance of at least 6 feet apart while on the trails, and avoid touching common surfaces such as handrails, benches, etc. to be safe while visiting.
701 Clint Moore Road, Boca Raton
The site that started it all preserving 31,000 acres of upland and wetland habitat
Open Sunrise to Sunset, 365 Days a Year
At a Glance
Rare scrub habitat, saved forever
Florida scrub habitat covers 63% of Yamato Scrub. A 10-acre basin marsh is located in the northern portion of the 217-acre natural area. Bridges across canals and a tunnel underneath Clint Moore Rd. allow for easy access to more than three miles of hiking trails. Bicyclists can enjoy a view of the scrub from the western perimeter of the site on the multiuse El Rio Trail.
- Skyblue Lupine Hiking Trail (sandy) 2.8 miles
- Cicada Nature Trail (paved) 0.7 miles
- El Rio Trail: 1/2 mile adjacent to the site - bike riding is not allowed inside the natural area)
- Restored wetland habitat (10 acres)