Eagle Watch

January 20, 2024 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Fossil Creek Reservoir
3340 Carpenter Rd
Fort Collins
CO 80525
Fort Collins Natural Areas

Where: Fossil Creek Reservoir – Approximate address is 3340 Carpenter Road. The entrance to Fossil Creek Reservoir Natural Area is on Carpenter Road/ CR 32, approximately one mile west of I-25, or two miles east of Timberline on the north side of Carpenter Road

When: January 13, 3:00pm – 4:30pm, drop-in at any time during the program.

Accessibility: Accessible parking and restrooms available. Spotting scopes and best eagle viewing are located about 1/4 – 1/2 mile down a gently sloping, paved and ADA accessible trail.

What to Bring: Pets are not permitted at Fossil Creek Reservoir Natural Area. Please bring binoculars if you have them and dress warmly.

Program Description: Bald eagles from the north make Fort Collins their winter home. They spend nights in communal roosts in cottonwood trees near the reservoir. Volunteer Naturalists are stationed at the viewing pier and explain the eagles’ natural history and help visitors view them through spotting scopes and binoculars. Drop in any time during these programs. They are free and no registration is required, but if you sign up here you’ll receive email reminders and notices of cancellations. If temperatures are below freezing, or it’s windy or foggy, the Eagle Watches may be canceled. Be sure to visit www.fcgov.com/naturalareas for weather cancellations and updates before you go.