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Willamette Hatchery

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They have huge stergin fish! Great hiking areas, bird sanctuary and mini golf. Beautiful little... read more

Reviewed 17 September 2018
Oakridge, Oregon
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Great place to stop

This is my new place to stop and stretch my legs while driving along hwy 58. There is a lot to see... read more

Reviewed 30 January 2018
Tulelake, California
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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76389 Fish Hatchery Rd, Oakridge, OR 97463-9655
+1 541-782-2933
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Reviewed 17 September 2018 via mobile

They have huge stergin fish! Great hiking areas, bird sanctuary and mini golf. Beautiful little place.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank beautyheart929
Reviewed 30 January 2018

This is my new place to stop and stretch my legs while driving along hwy 58. There is a lot to see in regards to how the hatchery works. There is great informational signs and an interpretive walk to take through the woods. The bathroom...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Smallblockstacey
Reviewed 25 August 2017

This is not a farm for fish that you eat, but a government/state facility with well tended gardens, that rears smelt and grows them into 10" fish ready for release in local lakes and creeks - to be caught by you! Luckily saw the feeding...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank SeaRider
Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

In the Oakridge area and decided to visit the hatchery. A very nice and clean operation. We didn't see any of the work being done but did enjoy seeing all the fish and reading the signs about how they are released. Good for all to...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank spots51
Reviewed 31 May 2017

Who would have thought that a boring old fish hatchery would be anything BUT that? This place was great! Of course, there were lots of fish being raised - little ones, slightly bigger ones, slightly bigger than that ones, etc. Cool enough, but not exactly...More

Date of experience: May 2017
1  Thank LairdCamster
Reviewed 23 May 2017

A goo place for younger child, who like to see the fish. There is an indoor wildlife exhibit and a really nice picnic area.

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Sharon B
Reviewed 31 August 2016

stopped in here for an entertaining look at the tout and salmon hatchery. the giant sturgeon are worth it alone! stop have a picnic and relax!

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank Davehewlett1971
Reviewed 5 July 2016 via mobile

We visit hatcheries every time we travel. This ranks as the best we have been to. Second place is in Nova Scotia, so we have made the rounds. There is more to do than just look at fish, but the fish are impressive. Stop to...More

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank Orenja
Reviewed 5 May 2016

Visited here as a second choice activity for the day and were pleased to be able to do so. When you see 'fish hatchery' you automatically think there's not much to see or do except look at some different sizes of fish in concrete breeding/growing...More

Date of experience: March 2016
1  Thank ssbrandes
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