Winter Cats and Other Wild Things To Do

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Wildlife is abundant in and around the Eureka Springs area. Winter is one of the best times to visit and get a glimpse at some amazing animals. Grab your camera and go wild.

You might be surprised to discover big cats playing in the snow in Eureka Springs. Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge is an amazing place to visit in the wintertime. See lions, turpentine creektigers, bears and more magnificent animals all year round. The refuge is open and self guided tours are available until 5pm during the winter season. Guided tours run every hour on the hour from 11am-3pm. Don’t miss feeding time at 4!

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Other wildlife likely to pose for a picture this winter…

See elk grazing in the beautiful Boxley Valley alongside the Buffalo National River
Take an eagle viewing cruise on Beaver Lake for a spectacular view of our nation’s bird.

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