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Green Cay Nature Center 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!​

​Hours of Operation
The nature center is closed during observed County holidays.​

The boardwalk at Green Cay Nature Center and Wetlands is open from sunrise to sunset; public restrooms are accessible from 6:45 a.m. to sunset. Please see nature center hours below.​ ​​

Nature Center/Exhibit Hours 
Wednesday - Saturday: 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
(Closed Sunday–Tuesday)

Programs (By Reservation Only) 
Tuesday - Saturday: 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

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​
Fax: 561-496-4369


​Bobby Seals

Blake Scarborough

Emily Rademacher
Assistant Naturalist

​​Lee Hester Jr.
Maintenance Worker II 


Useful Links

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Friends of Green Cay: Memberships, Donations & Animal Adoptions​ [external link]
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Green Cay Weather Information​ (current weather conditions from the Green Cay Weather Station - external link​)
Destination Recreation​ (overview video of PBC nature centers)​