Eagle Awareness at Lake Guntersville State Park

Every year in January and February, eagles take center stage in North Alabama when Lake Guntersville State Park hosts the annual Eagle Awareness weekends giving birding enthusiasts a chance to learn more about the magnificent creatures in their natural habitat. 
The Eagle Awareness Program at Lake Guntersville State Park features live bird demonstrations, interactive programs provided by notable speakers from across the country, guided field trips for viewing eagles in their natural habitat, and activities for children. 

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How to Participate

The Eagle Awareness events are free to the public. Registration is not required to attend the programs or field trips. Sessions can fill up quickly so participants are encouraged to arrive early. For a complete list of scheduled events and lodging packages, visit http://www.alapark.com/lake-guntersville-state-park-eagle-awareness-weekends.

Dates and Times

January 25-27, 2019
February 1-3, 2019
February 8-10, 2019
February 15-17, 2019

The below schedule is tentative and is subject to change:


6:45p – Doors open for seating
7:15p – Evening Program and Orientation
8:15p – Post Program Social and Weekend Review 
8:15p – Story time
(meet by fireplace outside ballroom)


5:30a – Early Bird Coffee (lodge lobby)
6:00a – Town Creek Eagle Watch (Town Creek Pier)
8:30a – Q&A on Field Trips 
9:00a – Field Trips 
1:30p – Doors open for seating 
2:00p – Afternoon Program 
3:00p – Eagle Watch at Town Creek(Town Creek Pier)
3:00p - Children activity 
5:00p – Doors open for seating 
5:30p – Evening Program 


5:30a – Early Bird Coffee 
6:00a – Town Creek Eagle Watch  (Town Creek Pier)
8:30a – Q&A on Field Trips 
9:00a – Field trip 
1:30p – Doors open for seating 
2:00p – Afternoon Program 

Appropriate Ages

Appropriate for all ages

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