Come to Sarge Creek Cove for a great opportunity to both ride the beautiful Five Fingers Trail and see eagles up close. The riders will head for the day at 10 a.m. and return in the afternoon. Come early for campfire coffee and fellowship.
Riders can come for the day or camp Friday and Saturday evenings. must have their own horse and are reminded to bring a sack lunch. Campers should be prepared for electric only at the sites. Family members who don’t want to ride can take advantage of the programs in nearby Kaw City. Riders will head out for the day at 11 a.m. and return that afternoon. The ride is by donation. Camping (electric only or primitive) will be $10 a night Friday and/or Saturday night. Lodging is available nearby at the Ben Ranch Cabins in Fairfax or at several lodging establishments in Pawhuska.
“It’s a great opportunity to both ride and see eagles up close,” said Boyd.“We see several eagles each winter on the Five Fingers Equestrian Trail.”More information about the Eagle Watch by Horseback can be obtained by contacting Boyd at 580-716-7425.
The Kaw Lake Ultimate Eagle Watch is presented by the Kaw Lake Association, Kaw Lake Educational Foundation, City of Kaw City, Kaw Nation, Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation (ODWC), U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Phillips 66, Shidler Public Schools, Sutton Avian Research Center, and Ponca City Energy. Although there is no charge for this event, donations are greatly appreciated to help cover the cost of the program.
Additional information about Ultimate Eagle Watch and the Kaw Lake area can be found at www.kawlake.com, the Kaw Lake Association Facebook page or by calling the Kaw Lake Association at 580-762-9494 or 877-671-6985.
The mission of the Kaw Lake Association is to develop and market the Kaw Lake area with the goal of economic growth for area communities.Individuals who would like to become involved with the Kaw Lake Association can phone 580-762-9494 or e-mail email@example.com.