Description: Eagle Watch Weekend at Starved Rock State Park and the Illinois Waterway Visitor Center is a great family excursion to view bald eagles through guided hikes on Saturday and Sunday at 11 and 2, take in a live birds of prey show at the Lodge, Visitor Center, or Waterway on Saturday at 10, 1, and 3 or bring the kids out on Sunday for fun “build an eagle” crafts and story time at 10. You can even register on Starved Rock Eventbrite for “meet and greets” with your favorite bird of prey on Sunday at 10, 1, and 3 occurring at the Utica Welcome Center (old Waltham School gymnasium).
Dates: January 27th and 28th, 2024
Times: for Starved Rock Visitor Center events:
- Saturday, January 27
- Sunday, January 28
Locations: Events are occurring at multiple locations on both days. For events other than those at the Starved Rock Visitor Center, check the Starved Rock Lodge website, or call the Illinois Waterway Visitor Center for more information.
- Starved Rock Foundation https://starvedrock.org/
- Starved Rock State Park Visitor Center Park Office – 815-667-4726
- Starved Rock Lodge https://www.starvedrocklodge.com
- Illinois Waterway Visitor Center – 815-667-4054
Registration Required: on Starved Rock Eventbrite for “meet and greets” with your favorite bird of prey on Sunday at 10, 1, and 3 occurring at the Utica Welcome Center (old Waltham School gymnasium).
Pre-registration is also required for the Guided Eagle Viewing hikes from the Starved Rock Visitor Center.