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Feather River Fish Hatchery

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5 Table Mountain Blvd, Oroville, CA 95965-3501
+1 530-538-2222
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Pretty cool.

This is an excellent place to take your little ones and spend a couple.of hours Watching fish... read more

Reviewed 19 June 2018
Jamie M
via mobile
The Feather River fish hatchery is a learning experience!

The fish hatchery usually starts spawning salmon around the first part of September. There are... read more

Reviewed 7 December 2017
Forest T
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Marysville, CA., United States
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5 Table Mountain Blvd, Oroville, CA 95965-3501
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Reviewed 19 June 2018 via mobile

This is an excellent place to take your little ones and spend a couple.of hours Watching fish, finding things in the water, walking around. Always cool to watch the fish clime the ladder.

Thank Jamie M
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Reviewed 7 December 2017

The fish hatchery usually starts spawning salmon around the first part of September. There are viewing windows to see the fish swimming up toward the hatchery and to watch the hatchery workers spawn the fish. They also have spawning channels in the back of the...More

Thank Forest T
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Reviewed 6 December 2017

This is a working hatchery, you can watch salmon going up the ladders to spohn. Parking is available and you can eat lunch by the Feather River.

Thank Barbara W
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Reviewed 30 September 2017

The Salmon spawn was slowing down when we stopped in late September but we still saw plenty of fish. It was interesting to see them work their way up the fish ladders. In the harvest area they do kill many of the fish but it...More

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Reviewed 11 July 2017

Very informative, especially for young children. Very informative, especially for young children. stop using min.

Thank Richard F
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Reviewed 2 February 2017

I always thought fish ladders were to assist the fish in reaching wild upstream waters for natural spawning and preservation of a wild species. Not here! This fish ladder takes the fish into a hatchery area, where they are KILLED (they call it "harvested" on...More

Thank CTBCalifornia
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Reviewed 2 February 2017

You need to go when the salmon gates are open and the salmon are running. Very interesting to watch them come up the ladders.

Thank AliceErickson
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Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

We visited the fish hatchery in November. The big harvesting was over by the time that we visited. They added a very informational self guided tour. The tour is easy to follow and well thought out. Informational signs are new and full of information. In...More

Thank Jeff V
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Reviewed 24 November 2016

Has everything you would want in a fish hatchery...Has a staging area for the Salmon and steelhead below a dam so the fish can rest before traveling up the fish latter proceeding to round holding tanks to be held til ready to spawn and you...More

Thank Daniel S
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Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

It's free to go see the salmon leader. Then go on top and look at the beautiful river. Plus there is a kayak launch at the bottom. Drive across the river and see the bathhouse.

Thank loveitaly95
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