Eagle Watching

If you are looking for something different to do for Valentine’s Day, surprise your significant other with a Sweethearts Weekend at Hobbs State Park-Conservation Area in Rogers. Spend the day together in nature on Feb. 15 or 16. You’ll take an eagle watch cruise guided by a park interpreter on beautiful Beaver Lake. The boat …
Eagles, which are unique to North America, begin to arrive in Arkansas as early as mid-October and stay all winter long, departing around February and as late as mid-March. Over 1,700 eagles may winter here depending on weather conditions. Wintering eagles favor the Ouachitas and Ozarks due to their favorable habitat. You might not spot …
Winter lake cruises to view eagles are popular throughout the Ozarks and River Valley. In November, Lake Dardanelle State Park in Russellville offers free cruises to see our national symbol as well as many other spectacular birds like white pelicans, ducks, and snow geese. Dates for the tours are Nov. 1, 3, 7, 9, 11, …