Eagle Watching at Land Between the Lakes

Cruises and Van Tours are available every January and February to take visitors to popular viewing areas around the 170,000-acre area of LBL.

Eagle Watching at Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area has become one of the most popular events of each winter season in the Kentucky Lake area. In 2015, Biologists counted around 150 bald eagles wintering in LBL. Don't miss out on this amazing time of year!

Eagle Watching at LBL

Eagle Viewing River Cruises:

  • Jan. 16, Brunch Cruise, 8:30-11:30am
  • Jan. 16, Lunch Cruise, 1-4pm
  • Jan. 17, Lunch Cruise, 11am-2pm (FULL)
  • Jan. 18 (Martin Luther King Jr. Day), Lunch Cruise, 11am-2pm

Eagle Viewing Van Tours:

  • Jan. 9, 1-4:30pm
  • Jan. 30, 1:30-5pm
  • Jan. 31, 1:30-5pm
  • Feb. 6, 9-12:30pm
  • Feb. 6, 1:30-5pm
  • Feb. 13, 1:30-5pm

Call (270) 924-2020 today to reserve your tour. Reservations and full deposits are required for all trips.


Travel Trip: Be sure to bring your binoculars and camera to get a closer look and check the tree line for perching eagles and look overhead to see them soaring in the sky.