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Events in the Benton Area

Including Aurora, Jonathan Creek, Malcolm Creek & King Creek KY

If you're looking for something to do, we hope to help fulfill your quest with these events happening in the Benton area.

A Visit with the Eagles Weekend Event

Where:  Aurora542 Kenlake Rd, Hardin, KY 42048

When:  February 3, 2017 thru February 5, 2017 - 7:00 am - 1:00 pm

Contact:  (270) 474-2211

Kenlake State Resort Park Eagle Cruises are sure to beat your winter blues! The CQ Princess allows observation through windows while you are inside, comfortable and warm, or optional viewing from the bow and stern. Staff will be on board helping spot eagles and sharing information about the eagles and other animals/birds that may be seen. Tours often see between 10 and 45 eagles plus ducks, loons, deer, coyote, fox, and on occasion, Golden Eagles. Restrooms and complimentary hot chocolate and coffee are available on board. Bring you binoculars and wear warm clothing in case you want to step out on the bow and be prepared to see the beauty of nature! Friday February 3, 2017: 7:00 P.M. Meeting Room A: Eagles 101 an introduction to spotting eagles and information about their habitat. (free to public and eagle watch participants) Saturday February 4, 2017: 8:00 A.M.: Eagle Tour aboard the CQ Princess 1:30 P.M.: Eagle Tour aboard the CQ Princess 7:00 P.M.: Meeting Room A: 3 Rivers Avian Center. TRAC will be on hand with live birds for viewing and an informational program about all the birds they bring with them. Saturday Tour and Programs: $50 per person Sunday February 5, 2017: 10:00 A.M. Brunch Cruise with the Eagles. The three hour tour will include brunch and interpretive staff to help spot eagles. Sunday Brunch Tour: $65 per person

Brunch with the Eagles

Where:  Aurora542 Kenlake Rd, Hardin, KY 42048

When:  February 11, 2017 - 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Contact:  (270) 474-2211

Eagle Tour/Brunch Cruise at 10:00 A.M. observing Bald Eagles on Kentucky Lake. This three hour tour will include brunch and interpretive staff to assist in spotting eagles and any other wildlife that might be out and about. Cruise with Brunch is $65 per person.

Valentine's Day Lunch Eagle Viewing Cruises on the CQ Princess

Where:  Aurora888 Ken Lake Marina Lane

When:  February 14, 2017 - Various Times

Contact:  (270) 924-2020

Step aboard the spacious and luxurious CQ Princess to see majestic eagles nesting and soaring across Kentucky Lake. The cost is $65 per person and reservations are required. Call (270) 924-2020 for details. Meet at Kenlake Marina. The cruise is from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Looking for more?  View all the Kentucky Lake & Lake Barkley Events.

Photo by John Mahler

If you've never visited The Land Between The Lakes in the fall, you are missing a real treat. Whether you are hiking, fishing, boating or just sight-seeing, fall is one of the most beautiful times to visit the lakes.