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Okeeheelee Nature Center

Okeeheelee Nature Center features 2.5 miles of trails winding through 90 acres of pine flatwoods and wetlands. Highlights of the center include hands-on exhibits, animal encounters and a nature related gift shop. Marvel at our birds of prey, touch a live snake or prowl for owls during one of our many programs scheduled throughout the year for families, youth and adults.

Upcoming Special Events!

Winter Celebration and Volunteer Appreciation Event!
Friday, December 4, 2015, 6:00 - 8:30 pm
Mark your calendars!  YOU are invited to attend this festive and fun event celebrating wintertime at the nature center, and recognizing the hard work of our volunteers throughout the year.  Check back soon for more details!

Raptor Day for Nature Photographers!
Saturday, January 30, 2016, 8:00 – 11:30 am
Hurry and get your tickets to be a part of this unique opportunity to photograph live hawks, owls, and reptiles in a natural outdoor setting!  Click here for event details. 

Year-Round Hours
The nature center is closed during observed holidays.


Wednesday, Thursday, Friday: 1:00 - 4:30 pm
Saturday: 10:00 am- 4:30 pm
Sunday, Monday, Tuesday:

Tuesday-Saturday: 10 am - 4:30 pm (by reservation only)
Nature Trails:
Daily: sunrise - sunset



Contact Information


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Okeeheelee Nature Center
Okeeheelee Park
7715 Forest Hill Blvd.
West Palm Beach, FL 33413
(one mile west of Jog Road)
Google Maps
(561) 233-1400
Fax (561) 233-1406

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Featured Events



  • Callie Sharkey
  • Kelli Dorschel
  • Pirjo Campitelli
    Assistant Naturalist
  • Pam Veenstra
    Assistant Naturalist

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