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Daggerwing Nature Center family-friendly events

Communing with nature has never been more fun and the Daggerwing Nature Center has so many opportunities for kids and their families to take advantage of the great outdoors.

Daggerwing features a 3,000-square-foot exhibit hall with live animals, butterfly garden, art gallery and an elevated boardwalk with two trails. Stop along your walk at the observation tower and catch a glimpse of a variety of winged creatures, such as ospreys, woodpeckers and butterflies (including the Ruddy Daggerwing butterfly, their namesake). You might even see turtles and alligators.

Daggerwing Nature Center Boardwalk

Photo: Courtesy of Palm Beach County Parks and Recreation: Daggerwing Nature Center – View from Tower

Daggerwing is located within Burt Aaronson South County Regional Park, 11435 Park Access Road in West Boca Raton. For more information call, 561-629-8760. Reservations are required for ALL programs (unless otherwise noted). All participants are required to sign a Program Participation Form and COVID-19 Waiver before each program. Click here to register and pay for programs. (New users must create a household account online-please follow online instructions.)

Hours:

Wednesday through Friday from 1 to 4:30 p.m.

Saturday, 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Closed Sunday–Tuesday

The Boardwalk is open daily, from sunrise to sunset.

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