Due to inclement weather and icy bridge conditions, Eagle Days has been canceled for Sunday, January 15!
Eagle lovers of all ages are invited to the Old Chain of Rocks Bridge on January 14 and 15 to watch eagles fishing, riding the ice floes, soaring overhead or roosting in nearby trees. Visitors are welcome to view eagles through spotting scopes staffed by trained volunteers.
Eagle Days has Something for the Whole Family!
Live Eagle Educational Program
Repeated every 20 minutes from 10:00 am to 2:40 pm
Eagle Nest Replica
The full-size eagle’s nest is a great photo opportunity!
Warming Tent Activities
Including children’s art and St. Louis Audubon display
Lewis and Clark Re-enactors
Sharing what life was like as part of Lewis & Clark’s 1804-06 expedition -The Corps of Discovery
Columbia Bottom Conservation Area
Additional spotting scopes set up for eagle viewing 10:00 am to 2:00 pm
ALL ACTIVITIES ARE FREE!
The Mississippi River hosts one of the largest concentrations of bald eagles!
Did you know the Mississippi River hosts one of North America’s largest concentrations of bald eagles? They are drawn to areas of open water in search of fish, their preferred food. The Chain of Rocks rapids to the south of the Bridge create open waters which are ideal fishing waters for eagles. This event provides a unique opportunity to watch them fish, ride ice floes, soar overhead and roost in nearby trees while learning more about eagles and local wildlife in the comfort of a warming tent!
To learn more about other bald eagle viewing opportunities throughout Missouri, click here.
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