Sports & Outdoors

Loon Tours with Hobbs State Park

Birder or Ornithologist? Sounds Looney, but it’s Always Fun with Hobbs State Park!

Sunday, November 10, 2019
10:00am to 12:00pm
Rates/Admission Prices

$10 + tax (adult only tours, ages 13 and up)
Reservations are necessary

Beaver Lake
8872 Rocky Branch Marina Road
Rogers, AR 72756
Hours of Operation

10am to 12pm

No, it doesn’t matter if you are a birder or ornithologist, new to it or an old hand.  Going for a Hobbs State Park Loon Cruise on Beaver Lake with bird experts Joe Neal and Joan Reynolds, and a seasoned captain named Bob Ross, you’re going to have fun.  Joe, Joan and the group might espy loons and other birds on the water but count on Bob Ross to imitate the cry of our feathered friends…really!

According to Joe Neal, co-author (With Doug James) of the book, “Arkansas Birds”, “I expect there will be MANY bird species to see and identify on these cruises.  Besides Common Loons, we could also see Red-Throated Loons.  I expect we will see both Pied-Billed and Horned Grebes.  Western and Eared Grebes are also possible.  These trips fall right in the middle of waterfowl migration, and I expect we will see 10 or more species of ducks. We may see 1-3 gull species.  Bald Eagles should be visible too.  We will explore a loop that starts at Rocky Branch, goes down the lake towards Twin Cove, crosses to Lost Bridge-Glade and a little further west, then finish the loop back to Rocky Branch.”