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Raptors on the Rails | Wildlife Splendor on Verde Canyon Railroad

Come see and learn about raptors and other native Sedona and Verde Valley wildlife at the depot and on the train.

Raptors Verde Railroad - Verde Canyon Railroad Wildlife SplendorA great event for nature lovers of all ages!

By partnering with Arizona’s Liberty Wildlife, Verde Canyon Railroad provides visitors the opportunity to see majestic owls and wild raptors at the depot and while onboard the train.

Liberty Wildlife shares the beauty of a rescued bald eagle, our nation’s noble bird, with visitors to the depot and on the train on select Saturdays throughout the year.

Visit to learn more about these amazing creatures.

Two Types of Experience to Choose From: “Onboard” or “At the Depot”


Raptor Presentation Onboard the Train

Get up close to Sonora, the only bald eagle in the world that regularly enjoys a train ride. And learn while you ride!

2018 Onboard Depot Presentation Schedule  |  1-5pm
Sat Jan 6  |  Sat Feb 3  |  Sat Mar 3
Sat Apr 7  |  Sat May 5  |  Sat June 9
Wed July 4th |  Sat Aug 4th  |  Sat Sep 8th
Sat Oct 6th  |  Sat Nov 3  |  Sat Dec 1

Raptor & Reptiles at the Depot

Handlers, presenting a variety of raptors and native “critters”, will answer questions and pose for photos during depot patio presentation.

Presentations are all open to the public and are from 11:00 a.m. until 12:45 p.m.

2018 Depot Patio Presentation Schedule  |  11am-12:45pm
Wed Jan 17  |  Thu Feb 22  |  Thu Mar 15
Thu Apr 19  |  Sat May 6  &  Thu May 17   |  Wed Jun 20 (w/Reptiles)
Thu Jul 19 (w/Reptiles)    |  Wed Aug 15 (w/Reptiles)   |  Thu Sep 20
Wed Oct 17  | 
Thu Nov 15  |  Thu Dec 20

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