Reelfoot Lake State Park to Host Eagle Tours

January 5, 2015  |  Permalink

Reelfoot Lake State Park invites visitors to attend the annual eagle bus tours to observe bald eagles and waterfowl. Tours are conducted seven days a week through the end of February.

Daily tours depart from the park’s visitor center at 10 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. on Saturdays and Sundays. Park personnel lead the approximately two-hour tour, which includes opportunities to stop for photos and sightseeing.

Reservations are recommended and tickets can be purchased at the visitor center for $5 per person. Special groups should make reservations in advance.  All visitors should dress warmly and bring field glasses and cameras.

In addition to tours, a variety of special programs will be offered every Saturday night at 7 p.m. at the visitor center inside Ellington Hall. Topics will include eagles, Reelfoot Lake history, nature photography, raptor rehabilitation and other birds of prey. For more information, contact 731-253-9652.

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