Now is the time to see the bald eagles near Alton. One of the best places to go to learn about the eagles is Pere Marquette State Park during Bald Eagle Days. The guided tour begins at the Pere Marquette Visitor Center at 8:30 a.m. There will be a short video presentation, then a drive to view the eagles. Everyone is asked to dress warmly and have a full tank of gas. To make a reservation, call (618) 786-3323.
Bald Eagle Days
February 9, 10, 13, 16, 19, 25 & 27, 2013
March 5 & 6, 2013
Pere Marquette State Park
Great River Road
(Photo by Win McNamee, courtesy Getty Images)