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Teatown Hudson River EagleFest

February 8 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

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The bald eagle’s return to the Hudson Valley after being on the brink of extinction is one of the great conservation success stories of our time.

Join us at Croton Point Park as our region’s bald eagles descend upon the Hudson River as part of their winter migration. Celebrate the return of this magnificent bird with live bird-of-prey shows, educators with viewing scopes observing wild eagles, children’s activities, food trucks, and 25+ environmental organizations — all in heated tents!

Hudson Valley Magazine

Thank you for voting EagleFest “Best Outdoor Winter Event!”

EagleFest Tour Buses are back!

Travel by charter bus with a Teatown educator for an in-depth view of eagles in their habitat. Tours stop at the New Croton Dam, Verplanck Steamboat Riverfront Park, and George’s Island Park in Montrose. Stops may change due to weather.

Tour times: 9:30am – 11:30am, & 1:30pm – 3:30pm.

Bus tours are intended for guests ages 12 and over. Tickets are $35 per person and do not include admission to Eagle Headquarters.

To sign up, call (914) 762-2912 x110.

Photo provided courtesy of Wave Hill

Go Green: Take the Eagle Train

Take the Eagle Train to Croton-Harmon Station with on-board naturalists!

  • Metro-North departing from Grand Central at 9:49am (arriving at Croton-Harmon Station at 10:58am)
  • Metro-North departing from Poughkeepsie at 9:52am (arriving at Croton Harmon Station at 10:52am)
  • Free shuttles from Croton-Harmon Station to/from Croton Point Park

The Eagle Train is presented in partnership with:

Meet this year’s new presenters!

Christine Peyreigne

She’s a wildlife rehabilitator, the youngest falconer in Connecticut, and the founder of her very own non-profit (Christine’s Critters Inc.)—is there anything this young environmental steward can’t do?!

Bobby Horvath

Bobby is a New York City Fire Department firefighter and licensed wildlife rehabilitator down in Long Island. This is the story of how Bobby found Montana, the bald eagle that he cares for.

2020 Event Sponsors

Holiday Inn Express Peekskill

Collaborating Partners 2020

Updated as of 1/28/20

Bedford Audubon
Boscobel House and Gardens
Bronx River Sound Shore Audubon Society
Confluence Croton-on-the-Hudson Brigid and Josie Faranda
Constitution Marsh Audubon Center and Sanctuary
Croton Business Council
Croton Point Nature Center
EcoBeneficial LLC
Feed The Birds
Ferry Sloops
Friends of the Feathered and Furry Wildlife Center
Friends of the Rye Nature Center
Green Ossining
Greenburgh Nature Center
Greenwich Audubon Center
Groundwork Hudson Valley Science Barge
Hudson River Eel Project
Lower Hudson Partnership for Regional Invasive Species Management
Metro-North Railroad
Mid-Hudson Sierra Club
Native Art, Minerals & Fossils
New York-New Jersey Trail Conference
NYC Department of Environmental Protection
The Rewilding School
Saw Mill River Audubon
Shattemuc Yacht Club
Strawtown Art & Garden Studio
Trailside Museums & Zoo
Watershed Agricultural Council
Wave Hill
Westchester County Veterans Agency
Westchester Land Trust

Special thanks

Brooke and Tyler Beebe
City of Peekskill
Frances and Spencer Hildahl
Historic Hudson Valley
NYC Department of Environmental Protection
Sign Extreme, Inc.
Town of Cortlandt
Village of Croton-on-Hudson


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Our mission is to inspire our community to lifelong environmental stewardship.

Teatown is a nonprofit nature preserve and environmental education center in the Lower Hudson Valley, with 15 miles of hiking trails, year-round programming, wildlife exhibits, and natural science day camps in the summer and school breaks.

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February 8
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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1 Croton Point Ave
Croton-on-Hudson, NY 10520