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Amazing Eagles

Amazing place to observe eagles. Porta Johns. Picnic area and plenty of parking. Gtreat... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
ReniePa
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EAGLES GALORE!

Grab your best camera and your outdoor gear and go find some eagles! It's not too challenging... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
acandkc
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Richland, Washington
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A great place to observe bald eagles.
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4960 W City Ave, Darlington, MD 21034
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Amazing place to observe eagles. Porta Johns. Picnic area and plenty of parking. Gtreat photographic experience.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank ReniePa
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Grab your best camera and your outdoor gear and go find some eagles! It's not too challenging, there are lots of them! My esteemed spouse, our son and his family spent a lovely afternoon there watching the eagles and watching the photographers watching the eagles..some...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank acandkc
Reviewed 6 November 2018 via mobile

Still one if the best places to see photograph Bald Eagles. If you are coming south on route 1 go over the dam and make the first left then again the first left and follow that road down to fishermen's park. Park closer to the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
3  Thank Grayhare
Reviewed 10 July 2018

My sister and her family have been coming here for awhile to see the Buzzards, Eagles and water birds. I was not disappointed. So many Eagles, and the sounds of them communicating was pretty cool. I have never been above a Great Blue when it...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank MaryRN76
Reviewed 9 July 2018

I saw over a dozen eagles flying and four that were sitting on the same branch panting from the heat. They were right next to the parking lot so perfect view of the 3 adults and 1 juvenile. Highly recommend this place.

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank carynhicks
Reviewed 1 July 2018

If you Love to View and Photograph Eagles this is the Place to go. Friendly People and Clean Area with Restroom and Picnic Tables. Photographers Line up Early in the Morning to get the best Spots. Loved it!!!

Date of experience: December 2017
2  Thank Darby P
Reviewed 1 July 2018

The dam itself is fun to drive across and the roadway offers a good worm's-eye view of parts of the dam and hydropower station. There is also a wonderful visitor's center which runs a great circa one hour long video of the construction of the...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank TheMeadowsTravel
Reviewed 24 June 2018

We have visited this Dam several times within a two year span. Every time we have come up, we have been able to see at least one Bald Eagle! On the last trip, we saw about 11 of them! As previous posters have said, make...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank katiebythebay
Reviewed 28 May 2018

I take my students there every semester and it is an awesome place to watch eagles fish, call, and perch within easy photo taking distance. Its a great place to take visitors and enjoy a nice sunny day.

Date of experience: May 2018
2  Thank Lochloosa-West-Ranch
Reviewed 22 April 2018 via mobile

Spent a wonderful couple of hours here last week watching bald eagles, cormorants and other water birds catching fish and flying near the dam. There are picnic tables available in the event that you really want to spend time here. Don't forget binoculars and a...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Martina O
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DesnaDC
18 June 2018|
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Response from katiebythebay | Reviewed this property |
Drive all the way to the dam itself. Parking is best there. If you park near the entrance, you stand a chance of the vultures pooping on your car and it's a long walk to the dam.
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