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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.

Where:  Aurora - Kenlake State Park - 542 Kenlake Rd

When:  January 19, 2019 thru January 20, 2019 - 8:30 to 11:00 a.m. each day

Contact:  (270) 474-2211

$70 per person. Recommended for ages 5 and up. Reservation & full deposit required. Call 270-924-2020 to reserve your space. Yacht departs from Kenlake Marina.

Step on board the CQ Princess, a 96-foot luxury yacht, for a guided eagle viewing experience, while you relax in the comforts of its indoor heated cabin. Wraparound windows ensure good views from either inside or out on deck. As we cruise down Kentucky Lake and enjoy a hot, freshly prepared brunch, we will scan the shores for bald eagles. Our naturalists will tell the bald eagle's recovery story, as well as help spot wildlife and answer questions during the trip. Restrooms and hot beverages available. For a view of the yacht, visit www.cqriverside.com.

Where:  Aurora - Kenlake State Park - 542 Kenlake Rd

When:  January 19, 2019 thru January 21, 2019 - Various Times

Contact:  (270) 474-2211

Take advantage of a weekend full of eagle viewing tours, including boat cruises and van tours, offered at times to fit with most anyone's travel schedule. Design your own combination from tour selections listed below. Stay at one of the nearby State Resort Parks and make a weekend getaway out of it! Tour Schedule (see individual descriptions below for full details and registration information):

Saturday, January 19
8:30-11:30am - Brunch with the Eagles Kentucky Lake Cruise
1-4pm - Lunch with the Eagles Kentucky Lake Cruise

Sunday, January 20
11am-2pm - Lunch with the Eagles Kentucky Lake Cruise
1:30-5pm - Eagle Viewing Van Tour
Monday, January 21, Martin Luther King Jr. Day
11am-2pm - Lunch with the Eagles Kentucky Lake Cruise

Where:  Aurora - Kenlake State Park - 542 Kenlake Rd

When:  February 14, 2019 - 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Contact:  (270) 474-2211

$70 per person. Recommended for ages 5 and up. Reservation & full deposit required. Call 270-924-2020 to reserve your space. Yacht departs from Kenlake Marina.

Step on board the CQ Princess, a 96-foot luxury yacht, for a guided eagle viewing experience, while you relax in the comforts of its indoor heated cabin. Wraparound windows ensure good views from either inside or out on deck. As we cruise down Kentucky Lake and enjoy a hot, freshly prepared brunch, we will scan the shores for bald eagles. Our naturalists will tell the bald eagle's recovery story, as well as help spot wildlife and answer questions during the trip. Restrooms and hot beverages available. For a view of the yacht, visit www.cqriverside.com.

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


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Photo by Angela Smith

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