Watch Bald Eagles Along the Mississippi River with a short Drive from the Westby House Inn
Experience paradise on the Mississippi River! Just minutes from the Westby House Inn you can enjoy eagle watching at its best along the Mississippi River. There are many view areas between Stoddard and Prairie du Chien, Wisconsin. The Great River Road, a Federal Scenic Byway, is your best travel route.
Several events are planned along the route. Bald Eagle Appreciation Day is celebrated February 27 -28, 2015. This event offers live bald eagle and raptor programs, educational exhibits, and birding experts will provide lectures. In Ferryville, Wisconsin they celebrate the bald eagle with Bald Eagle Day on March 7th. The lock and dams along the River are also popular viewing sites. Visit five lock and dam locations between Winona, Minnesota and Lynxville, Wiscon