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Mason Neck State Park Celebrates Eagles

What do eagles, sea urchins, ponies, and music have in common?  The 2014 Eagle Festival at Mason Neck State Park! Please come join us for a free day of fun April 19th from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

The 2014 Eagle Festival at Mason Neck State Park

   Mature American Bald Eagle

It's all about eagles and a day of fun for the entire family. Many of your favorite attractions are returning along with new programs this year.  Included will be; live animal shows from Reptiles Alive! and The Raptor Conservancy of Virginia“Under the Sea” will have an exhibit of what kind of creatures live under the sea! Music by the Anthony James Band and food provided by the Mason Neck Lions Club.

Hay wagon - The 2014 Eagle Festival at Mason Neck State Park

Hay wagon rides

We will have hayrides and pony rides as well. Local and national environmental and nature organizations will have booths with activities for kids and adults. Participants include; The Friends of Mason Neck State Park, Mason Neck National Wildlife Refuge, the Northern Virginia Regional Park Authority-Pohick Bay, and Guston Hall.

Pony rides - The 2014 Eagle Festival at Mason Neck State Park

Pony rides

Because of the generous contributions of ESI Enviro Solutions the admission to the park and event are free!

 The James Band - The 2014 Eagle Festival at Mason Neck State Park

The Anthony James Band

For more information on the festival, please contact the park office at Phone: (703) 339-2385 or email hereMason Neck State Park is located in Fairfax County Virginia just 20 minutes outside of the Washington D.C. area. For map and directions click here!

The 2014 Eagle Festival at Mason Neck State Park
Ed Clark from the Wildlife Center of VA - Eagle Release Mason Neck State Park

Love eagles! Make sure to read guest blogger and writer Margarita’s article in our upcoming enews, complete with amazing eagles pictures taken at Mason Neck. Her exciting article includes contributions from world renowned eagle conservationist and rehabilitator, Ed Clark from the Wildlife Center of Virginia as well as Mason Neck State Park staff and US Fish and Wildlife staff.

Published: 04/05/2014

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