Eagle Days at the Audubon Center at Riverlands Migratory Bird Sanctuary. This year enjoy Eagle Days at the Riverlands Migratory Bird Sanctuary (instead of the Old Chain of Rocks Bridge) to welcome the return of Bald Eagles to the St. Louis area. Date: Saturday, February 11th. Spotting scopes and knowledgeable volunteers will be available to help you locate the eagles. Live "All About Eagles" presentations will be held every 30 minutes. A full replica of an eagle's nest for visitors to actually get inside is always a favorite. Educational tables to learn from. Plus food trucks will available for food and beverage purchase. FREE and fun for the whole family-registration is required due to limited space. See website for more information.
The Audubon Center at Riverlands Migratory Bird Sanctuary is located in West Alton, MO. The Sanctuary is designated as an Important Bird Area by the Audubon Society. It encompasses a total of 3700 acres with over 8.5 miles of trails that wind through prairies, marshes, bottomland forest habitats and feature viewing platforms and bird blinds that give excellent viewing of a variety of birds and other wildlife. The Audubon Center gives a 140 degree view of wildlife through its large windows and high-powered scopes. It hosts many special events throughout the year.
The Audubon Center is open seven days a week from 8am-4pm except Independence Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, Christmas, New Years Eve and New Years Day. The Sanctuary is open 24 hours a day. Admission is FREE!