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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!

Dark Sky Festival
Saturday, February 27, 2016, 6:00 pm– 10:00 pm
This family-friendly event will demonstrate how you can improve lighting practices to lower energy use, reduce harmful impacts to wildlife and humans, and make it easier to see the night sky. Event activities include stargazing, telescopes, live animal show, guided nature walks, guest speakers, children’s crafts, face painting, displays from local environmental organizations, and food vendors. 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: 10:00 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)
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(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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