The National Eagle Center is a world-class interpretive center located on the banks of the Mississippi River in Wabasha, MN. It is home to non-releasable bald and golden eagles. You can experience these magnificent creatures up close. The Upper Mississippi River Valley is home to hundreds of bald eagles. Many choose to build their nests in the tall trees along the river valley. Hundreds more bald eagles arrive here in the winter months. You can view wintering bald eagles from an outdoor observation deck along the river and enjoy magnificent views of wild eagles and meet our resident Eagle Ambassadors.