Bald Eagles

The Bald Eagles Have Landed in the Columbia River Gorge

The Bald Eagles have landed at The Dalles Dam

The 13th annual Eagle Watch will be held at The Dalles Dam Visitor Center on Jan. 21, 2023, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

The visitor center will be open on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays in the month of January from 10 a.m. to noon. Hours are subject to change.

Bald eagles migrate south each winter, from as far away as Alaska. in search of food. The Columbia River provides an excellent food source and the trees around the dam provide for a favorite winter vacation spot.

The Dalles Dam Visitor Center is a popular site for visitors to see bald eagles in their natural habitat. Join park rangers for an educational opportunity to learn about raptors and other migratory birds and experience seeing them in the wild!

It’s cold along the river, Dress accordingly. Be prepared for possible snow on the trails that take you down for a closer look at the convocation of Eagles on the water’s edge.

Plan to spend a day in The Dalles

The Columbia Gorge Discovery center offers the inspiring Raptor Program and downtown you’ll find great restaurants, brew pubs, shopping, wineries and of course, the Bald Eagles along the River.

Reserve your stay at Hood River Bed and Breakfast. To expand your Columbia Gorge Birding experience be sure to have maps of the  Oregon Cascade Birding Trails on hand.

When your journey ends, your bags are unpacked, and you’re scrolling through your vacation photos you will reminisce on memories of great accommodations, food, conversation and birding in Oregon.

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Hospitality Update: Our inns are following COVID-19 protocol guidance from the Oregon Health Authority. 

Although mask guidelines are lifted:

● Some businesses may choose to still require masks.

● Some people may choose to still wear a mask.

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