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Leaburg Fish Hatchery

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90700 Fish Hatchery Rd, Leaburg, OR 97489-9603
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Fun for kids!

My mother in law brought my family up here to feed the fish. My son and nephew couldn't get enough... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Steven M
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San Diego, California
Looking for something to do with your kids?

We've often visited Leaburg Fish Hatchery through the years, and they've made so many improvements... read more

Reviewed 24 April 2017
OregonOutdoorFamily
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Springfield, Oregon
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90700 Fish Hatchery Rd, Leaburg, OR 97489-9603
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"trout"
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"mckenzie river"
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"beautiful drive"
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"fishing"
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"dam"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My mother in law brought my family up here to feed the fish. My son and nephew couldn't get enough of it! They really enjoyed feeding the fish and playing in the McKenzie river afterwards. If you want a cheap easy thing to do with...More

Thank Steven M
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Reviewed 24 April 2017

We've often visited Leaburg Fish Hatchery through the years, and they've made so many improvements that I had to write a review. The display ponds have a path around them and this has been shored up to be more safe, and the bridges have been...More

Thank OregonOutdoorFamily
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Reviewed 13 April 2017

Learn how trout are hatched, raised and released. See trout in different stages of their lives. See Salmon and Steelhead that swim up the creek and chill in a resting area. For a quarter you can get a handful of fish pellets and feed beautiful...More

Thank Tami W
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Reviewed 21 October 2016

We lived within a mile of the Hatchery for 16 years and visited often. It's a great place to view trout and sturgeon and to see all of the different sizes of fish that are being raised. There is a cute walk along a stream...More

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Reviewed 3 July 2015

Always a good place to stop. If you have kids, they will love it. There is fish food available to feed the hatchlings for a small price. There is a lake and play areas nearby. Greta place for a low stress picnic. If you are...More

Thank Bob S
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Reviewed 2 July 2014

My son, who is now 5 years old, can feed the fish, play and then hike back to the perfect fishing spot just up the river. What a wonderful family destination for a day trip on the river!

Thank Mamarayeugene
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Reviewed 5 September 2013

Most people don't realize how huge sturgeon fish can get, though they are used here as catfish to keep the salmon ponds clean. Just off the McKenzie Highway, super convenient, you drive atop the dam to the other side, a wonderful, free 20 minute stop.

Thank michael s
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Reviewed 27 June 2013

Beautiful and educational......take quarters to feed the fish....you can pick nick here as well as camp. Kids will love this

1  Thank Trechia
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Reviewed 24 August 2012

Pack a picnic lunch and make a day of it... Views up the Mckenzie river are unbeatable and you will have a great time visiting the hatchery...

Thank T R
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Reviewed 25 June 2012

We had a workplace barbecue in the park. Lots of room to run around and look at the fish, etc.

Thank PoppiMarie
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Watermonkey76
4 October 2015|
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Response from Bob S | Reviewed this property |
Daytime. Early morning or late sun is best to watch the fish. But anytime is good during daylight.
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