Winter Wildlife in the Ozarks

Jill M. Rohrbach
Hobbs State Park-Conservation

Fight cabin fever. Get out and see some winter wildlife at one of these state parks.

Each year approximately 100 Bald Eagles visit the Bull Shoals area. On Jan. 7-8 at Bull Shoals-White River State Park, you can enjoy programs and activities center on our national symbol during Eagle Awareness Weekend. Activities include lake and river cruises, guided bird walks, guest speakers, live bird demonstrations, and entertainment.

The event is free except for the lake and river cruises. Contact the park at 870-445-3629 for a detailed schedule. Visit for additional information.

In Rogers, the Hobbs State Park-Conservation Area Wonders of Winter Wildlife program is set for Jan. 22-23. It is a weekend of wildlife-oriented activities designed to delight every member of the family. Admission is free. Call 479-789-5000 or visit for more information

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