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Eagle Flyer

Saturday, Feb. 13, 2016, 11:00 am
Eagle Flyer;

Nature/Outdoors

Essex Steam Train & Riverboat, 1 Railroad Avenue, Essex, CT , 06426

The perfect event for conservationists, nature enthusiasts, and families looking to fight the impending cabin fever this winter, hop onto the Eagle Flyer at Essex Station in February
: February 13-15 & 20-21, 2016; Trains depart at 11 am and 2 pm.!

Pulled by a Vintage Diesel Locomotive, passengers will delight in the 2.5 hour eco-excursion throughout the Connecticut River Valley. Making local stops in Deep River, Chester, Eagle Landing State Park, & Haddam, this fun-filled educational journey will leave you refreshed and informed about the beautiful world around us. And with food choices onboard, it is the perfect lunchtime excursion. The Essex Steam Train has everything you need for a delightful day out with the family!

Naturalists will be on each train car to discuss and share information about our national symbol, the Bald Eagle, and its enchanting migration south to the CT River Valley from December to March. Bring binoculars, so you can get as close as possible to this incredible natural phenomena! While you take in the landscape and its animal inhabitants, passengers can enjoy delicious fresh soup & sandwiches, made to order, (plus beer & wine in first class!) leaving you with nary a need during this perfect family outing!

Trains depart at 11AM & 2PM on February 13-15 & 20-21. Local residents may board at their nearby train station (see schedule online). Visit EssexSteamTrain.com and reserve your seat on this magical nature ride today!

Winter Wonderland Eagle Cruise on RiverQuest

Saturday, Feb. 13, 2016, 9:00 am
Winter Wonderland Eagle Cruise on RiverQuest;

Nature/Outdoors

Eagle Landing State Park, 14 Little Meadow Rd, Haddam, CT , 06498

Come aboard, enjoy winter while experiencing the beauty and solitude of the lower Connecticut River, home to visiting and resident Bald Eagles, and other wintering wildlife. A naturalist will talk about eagle biology and ecology, and point out other wintering birds and wildlife seen on our cruise. RiverQuest has a fully enclosed heated cabin, enough to take the chill off, but, dress warm because you will want to be outside for most of the journey observing our wintering wildlife up close. Due to the length of this cruise, no children under 10 years old please. Due to the popularity of our Eagle Cruises, reservations are required. To make a reservation, please use our on-line booking "reservations" button. There is lots more information on these cruises under our Special Cruises page. If you have a question, please e-mail, use the "E-mail Us" button on each of our pages. Cost is $40 for all passengers. Look forward to seeing you aboard.
WINTER WILDLIFE:
peregrine falcon, ruddy duck, common merganser, mallard, dark and light morph rough legged hawk, red tail hawk, red shouldered hawk, northern harrier, hooded merganser, red-breasted merganser, wood duck, black duck, brant, American widgeon, ring necked duck, long tailed duck, scaup, goldeneye, bufflehead, green-winged teal, mute swan, great cormorants, double crested cormorants, great blue heron, long tail duck, canada geese, turkey vulture, black vulture, osprey and some views of harbor and harp seals.

Eagle Flyer

Sunday, Feb. 14, 2016, 11:00 am
Eagle Flyer;

Nature/Outdoors

Essex Steam Train & Riverboat, 1 Railroad Avenue, Essex, CT , 06426

The perfect event for conservationists, nature enthusiasts, and families looking to fight the impending cabin fever this winter, hop onto the Eagle Flyer at Essex Station in February
: February 13-15 & 20-21, 2016; Trains depart at 11 am and 2 pm.!

Pulled by a Vintage Diesel Locomotive, passengers will delight in the 2.5 hour eco-excursion throughout the Connecticut River Valley. Making local stops in Deep River, Chester, Eagle Landing State Park, & Haddam, this fun-filled educational journey will leave you refreshed and informed about the beautiful world around us. And with food choices onboard, it is the perfect lunchtime excursion. The Essex Steam Train has everything you need for a delightful day out with the family!

Naturalists will be on each train car to discuss and share information about our national symbol, the Bald Eagle, and its enchanting migration south to the CT River Valley from December to March. Bring binoculars, so you can get as close as possible to this incredible natural phenomena! While you take in the landscape and its animal inhabitants, passengers can enjoy delicious fresh soup & sandwiches, made to order, (plus beer & wine in first class!) leaving you with nary a need during this perfect family outing!

Trains depart at 11AM & 2PM on February 13-15 & 20-21. Local residents may board at their nearby train station (see schedule online). Visit EssexSteamTrain.com and reserve your seat on this magical nature ride today!

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