Bald eagle watching opportunities abound along the Muscatine riverfront from December through early March as the eagles enjoy the excellent fishing opportunities created by the churning waters of Lock and Dam No. 16, which is just 1.3 miles upriver
from the Norbert F. Beckey Bridge in Muscatine. Enjoy the views from our shores using the spotting scopes outside Pearl City Station in our Riverside Park or from the vantage point of the Mark Twain Overlook.
Visit us in January for our annual Eagles and Ivories Ragtime Weekend, when you can eagle watch and enjoy ragtime music from internationally renowned musicians. Naturalists from the Muscatine County Conservation Board are hosting an Eagle Watch and Live Rapton Program on Saturday January 26 from 9am-2pm during the Ragtime Weekend. For More Information on the Eagle Watch
The schedule also includes silent movie viewing, supper, and after-hours socializing.
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Contact the Muscatine Park Rangers at 563-263-7913 or Muscatine County Conservation Board at 263-264-5922 for information about eagle watching. Contact David Ales at 563-263-9978 or email@example.com for more information about Eagles and Ivories Ragtime weekend.
Pearl City Station 100 Harbor Dr.
Muscatine, IA 52761
Lock and Dam #16 33109 102nd Avenue W.
Illinois City, IL 61259