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!​

NOTICE: The boardwalk at Green Cay Nature Center and Wetlands is open from sunrise to sunset; public restrooms are accessible from 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. Please see nature center hours below.

While we are excited to welcome you back to Green Cay, please know that the following is expected of park visitors: follow CDC’s guidelines on personal hygiene prior to visiting Green Cay; do not visit Green Cay if exhibiting symptoms of COVID-19; follow all signage, facial coverings required in two way traffic; please keep moving and be courteous to others; share the boardwalk and warn other users of your presence as you pass.

Please remember to practice social distancing, remaining out of congregate settings, avoiding mass gatherings and maintain distance (approximately 6 feet or 2 meters) from others and when this is not possible, wear a facial covering.

Operating Hours

The n​ature center is closed during observed County holidays. ​

Nature Center

Open WednesdaySaturday, 9:00 am–3:00 pm
Closed Sunday​Tuesday


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
Google Maps​
Ph: 561-966-7000
Fax: 561-496-4369


​Bobby Seals

   Holly Teruggi

Alissa Koch
Assistant Naturalist ​​

Juan La Santa
Maintenance Worker II ​​