Every spring, hundreds of bald eagles migrate along the Mississippi River. Soar with the Eagles is a celebration of the annual spring bald eagle migration along the Mississippi River. With special events and programs all month-long, March is a great time to visit Wabasha and the National Eagle Center.

Soar with the Eagles

Every year, hundreds of bald eagles migrate up the Mississippi River, feeding on fish as the ice receeds. We celebrate this spring bald eagle migration with our SOAR with the Eagles festival. Each weekend in March enjoy flying bird shows, live animals, our own live eagle programs, and much more!    [...]

Eagle Viewing Field Trips

Winter is the best time to view both bald and golden eagles in the Upper Mississippi River Valley. We offer guided field trips throughout the winter so you can get great views of these majestic birds in the wild. Led by one of our expert naturalist educators, you’re sure to [...]

The Watershed Gallery

The Watershed Gallery at the National Eagle Center showcases the beauty and diversity of life in the watershed through the lens of regional creative artists. The veined cottonwood leaf image recalls just one species that is critical to the delicate web of life on which eagles in the region depend. [...]

Earth Day – Sunday, April 22nd

Join the National Eagle Center as we celebrate our home - Earth! Learn how you can help protect the environment and the ways you can promote healthy bald eagle habitat in your own backyard! E.A.G.L.E. and Classroom Programs Visit the eagle ambassadors up-close in the mew during our daily E.A.G.L.E [...]