Fun-Filled Texas Hill Country Getaways
With 940 acres to explore, there's endless opportunity to find your own adventure at Canyon of the Eagles.
Our activities schedule is packed with free daily excursions ideal for families, groups and couples. From movies under the stars to fact-filled ecological tours, let us treat you to the best a Hill Country getaway can offer.
There are many things to do right here at the Canyon of the Eagles. Here is a list of some of our guests' favorites:
Wildflower Photography Workshop with Ted Keller
Saturday, May 9 from 9:00 a.m. to Noon
Resort Guests: $25/pp • Non-Guests: $35/pp ** WALK-INS WELCOME **
Whether you have a cell phone, a point-and-shoot or a pro-level camera this fun and informal 3-hour workshop will help you make better pictures of our wonderful Texas wildflowers. Workshop includes professional tips and techniques with instruction at an onsite location to practice what you’ve learned in the classroom. For more information about this workshop, call (512-791-4875. To register for this workshop, call (512) 334-2070
These evening programs offer a great chance to relax after a day of exploring the nature park. Of course, all events are included in your room rate to guests at our Lake Buchanan resort.
Family Friendly Movies
We show popular family-friendly movies on our patio several evenings a week. Watch the show under a bright blanket of stars. Don't forget to purchase your hot chocolate and s'mores supplies near the movie area.
Escape to the stars with the help of Eagle Eye's High-tech telescopes and knowledgeable astronomers. The 16-inch Ealing "Educator" Cassegrain Telescope offers research-quality views of the moon and distant stars, while the 12.5-inch Newtonian telescope offers a vibrant eye on the night sky.Eagle Eye Observatory.
Public Star Parties with ASS
Join Austin Astronomical Society (AAS) and us for our monthly Public Star Party. This fun learning experience, hosted by AAS, features additional astronomical equipment from the Society's private collection.
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Don't miss your chance to meet the Traveling Naturalist, our on-hand ecology expert brimming with fun facts about the Texas Hill Country and its many inhabitants. Join us for any of the special Naturalist programs hosted weekly:
Shake, Rattle & Coil
A hands-on, user-friendly program featuring a number of non-venomous reptiles. Learn about the natural relationships between the animals that share our habitat. All ages welcome to this 60 minute program. Unlimited number of participants.
Canyon Family Series
Owl Prowl (Seasonal)
Owl Prowls are held from September to January and not more frequent than every 45 days, per protected species regulations.
An interactive amphitheater program in which Screech Owls will be called into view for identification using a mechanical call. Participants will observe flight patterns, types of birds, and stand eyeball to eyeball with Eastern Screech Owls. Owl pellet dissection may be available for small groups. Unlimited participants. Minimum duration: 45 minutes.
As you can see, the fun is never done at Canyon of the Eagles. Escape for remarkable Texas Hill Country getaways!