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The Greenbrier Falconry

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300 W Main St, Greenbrier Resort, White Sulphur Springs, WV 24986-2414
+1 855-453-4858
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US$125.00*
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Beginners Falconry Experience
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300 W Main St, Greenbrier Resort, White Sulphur Springs, WV 24986-2414
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+1 855-453-4858
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"harris hawk"
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"birds of prey"
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"once in a lifetime"
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"falconry experience"
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"experienced staff"
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"perch"
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"great activity"
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"beautiful birds"
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"great information"
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"an absolutely wonderful experience"
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"small group"
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"answer questions"
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"unique experience"
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"private lesson"
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"west virginia"
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This experience seems a little pricey, but go - it is worth it! I compare it to a back-stage tour at a zoo, or similar place. Got to ask a ton of questions about how everything works - where the birds come from, how they...More

Thank barbara h
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Academy of Falconry is an amazing experiencing, as though I were checking something off my bucket list that I didn’t even know was on it. Cody began in the barn, watched by us and by hawks and falcons, with an informative lecture. His talk...More

Thank RachelRaven
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Reviewed March 22, 2018 via mobile

This is one of the most amazing experiences I have ever had in my life! We signed up for a Monday morning lesson in off season. We were just 3 in the group. It made it so special! First we enjoyed a lecture from Linda...More

1  Thank Appeltje2015
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Reviewed February 23, 2018

One of my gifts to my husband this year was a beginning falconry lesson at the Greenbrier, and it was memorable for both of us! Not only was it awesome to see a variety of magnificent birds up close, we learned so much. Linda was...More

1  Thank Teresita_Herndon_VA
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Reviewed December 21, 2017

I brought my husband to The Greenbriar for his Christmas present this year and our absolute highlight was a trip to The Greenbriar Falconry. Cody was so informative on the history of falcons and hawks and ably answered all of our questions. The walk out...More

1  Thank Kristine S
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Reviewed December 3, 2017

An absolutely wonderful experience. We were able to have the red tailed hawk land on our gauntleted arms. Linda was a first rate teacher and instructor and gave us many interesting facts about raptors.

1  Thank Cockroft
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Reviewed November 5, 2017

If you like nature and the outdoors, this is a must. We got educated about the sport of falconry and experienced them in the outdoors. It was amazing to see them fly from tree to tree and come back to the handler for a treat....More

2  Thank Doctal
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Reviewed October 22, 2017

Our Falconer made this a great experience. It's not cheap but we had a great time and Cody was wonderful.

2  Thank Michael H
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Reviewed October 21, 2017

If you are staying at The Greenbrier, this is one of the most educational and fun activities to try. It begins with a trip in a van up into the hills above the hotel. Cody,the licensed falconer introduces the group to the birds housed in...More

2  Thank elainechilcote
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Reviewed October 18, 2017

If you are paying a visit to the Greenbrier Resort, do not miss the opportunity to participate in falconry! Viewing these amazing birds up close and learning about their centuries-old history is fascinating.There aren't many places where you can don a glove and have one...More

1  Thank joja280
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brittanyfisher47
September 13, 2017|
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Response from TheGreenbrier | Property representative |
Brittany, Thank you for you interest in The Greenbrier and the Falconry classes. The Falconry classes are open to Day Guests, Members, & overnight Hotel Guests. Simply Contact the Hotels main number and the Operator will... More
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July 29, 2017|
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Response from TheGreenbrier | Property representative |
The Greenbrier offers both flat walking trails along the golf course and more challenging mountain side trails for all our guests to enjoy, The valley view trail would be perfect to walk at a pace to accommodate you.
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