Make Plans to Experience Majestic Eagles This Memorial Day
Minnesota is home to beautiful landscapes, wildlife and the National Eagle Center, a world-class interpretive center. This landmark destination sits majestically on the Mississippi River in Wabasha, MN – the heart of bald eagle country!
Minnesota is home to beautiful landscapes, wildlife and the National Eagle Center, a world-class interpretive center. This landmark destination sits majestically on the Mississippi River in Wabasha, MN – the heart of bald eagle country! This Memorial Day experience a Minnesota and national treasure and meet our nation’s living symbol up-close!
The National Eagle Center’s mission is connecting people with eagles in nature, history, and cultures, and is a perfect day trip for lifelong learners and nature enthusiasts of all ages.
The scenic drive to Wabasha from the Twin Cities follows along the Mississippi River, past Lake Pepin and through prime eagle viewing locations. At the Center, visitors enjoy a truly unique and unforgettable experience! Meet the resident eagle ambassadors up-close and learn from eagle experts who take the time to answer your individual questions. Enjoy watching wild eagles soar majestically over the Mississippi from the Center’s 2nd-floor scopes and viewing platform, catch a classroom program and take your time exploring two floors of interactive exhibits covering the nature of flight, Mississippi River wildlife, Native American culture, eagles in history and culture, and more!
A visit to the National Eagle Center is also a deeply moving and inspiration experience for many people, especially veterans. Veterans enjoy a discount on daily admission. Many older American can also remember a time when seeing a wild bald eagle was a rare and remarkable experience during the second half of the 20th century. Thankfully, due to national conservation efforts, the bald eagle is no longer endangered and was removed from the Endangered Species List in 2007.
Plan a wonderful day trip for Memorial Day and visit this highly-rated and unique Minnesota destination!