Raptor-riffic Labor Day Weekend

We’re not talking dinosaurs here. This weekend is devoted to the real-life raptors, birds of prey, that live in Land Between the Lakes! Join the Nature Station crew and some special guests as we learn about these magnificent creatures through presentations, activities and games for both the young and the young-at-heart!


2017 Schedule

Other activities scheduled for the weekend include games for the young and the young at heart, presentations and special guests teaching about these magnificent creatures.

Saturday, September 2
• 10am-3pm West Kentucky Raptor Center: Nurture to Nature
• 11-11:45am Birds of Prey of the World
• 1-1:45pm Puppet Show: The Mighty Tree
• 2-3pm Owl Pellet Investigation
• 3-3:20pm Dinnertime for Bald Eagle
• 4:30-4:50pm Parade of Raptors
• 5:30-8pm Sunset Canoe Trip | $25 per canoe | Reservation required | Call

Sunday, September 3
• 10:30-11:15am Eagle Recovery in Land Between the Lakes
• 11:30am-12:15pm Live Birds of Prey with Broadbent Wildlife Sanctuary
• 1-1:45pm Amazing Avian Trivia
• 2-2:45pm Live Birds of Prey with Broadbent Wildlife Sanctuary
• 3-3:45pm Raptor Olympics
• 4:30-4:50pm Parade of Raptors
• 7-9pm Night at the Nature Station | $3 per person | Daytime admission 
             not included |Reservation required | Call 270.924.2020

Monday, September 4
• 11-11:45am Tiny Terrors of the Bird World
• 12:30-1:15pm Birds of Prey of the World
• 2-3pm Osprey Observations
• 4:30-4:50pm Parade of Raptors

For a complete schedule and links to daily programs, visit daily programs.

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Latitude: 36.90165 Longitude: -88.036127 Elevation: 456 ft
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Event Dates

9/2/2017 – 9/4/2017

Admission Fee (if any)

$5 ages 13 and up, $3 ages 5-12, children 4 and under Free.

Ages Festival is Appropriate For

All Ages

ADA Accessibility Notes

The building is accessible. The backyard trail can be challenging as it sits on a slope. Call if you have questions at 270-924-2299.

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