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Bonneville Hatchery

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70543 NE Herman Loop, Cascade Locks, OR 97014-6663
+1 541-374-8393
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Loved it!

This was a fascinating introduction to hatchery practices (new to me). A brief film in the... read more

Reviewed 28 August 2017
Washington DC, District of Columbia
A delightful stop!

We stopped out of curiosity and were pleased to find it was a both picturesque and informative... read more

Reviewed 27 August 2017
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“trout” (48 reviews)
“feed the fish” (20 reviews)
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70543 NE Herman Loop, Cascade Locks, OR 97014-6663
+1 541-374-8393

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Reviewed 28 August 2017

This was a fascinating introduction to hatchery practices (new to me). A brief film in the visitor's center explains the salmon life cycle and how hatchery personnel intervene to ensure survival. Stenciled salmon on the sidewalks direct visitors on self-guided tours. Ample signage explains each...More

1  Thank mvidro
Reviewed 27 August 2017

We stopped out of curiosity and were pleased to find it was a both picturesque and informative stop! The landscaping was very nice, it was well-laid out, the information about the hatchery process and the fish themselves were very interesting, and they have a nice...More

2  Thank SuperSnorkeler
Reviewed 27 August 2017

Right beside the Bonneville Dam. Not much to see at this site, but if you're at the dam, take the short road to the hatchery.

Thank Chuck52310
Reviewed 22 August 2017

Stop just to see the Sturgeon. They are huge! Glad we stopped and walked around. Can spend an hour here and if you have your lunch, nice picnic area.

1  Thank StellerJ2
Reviewed 22 August 2017

I was told that the Hatchery is funded by the Oregon Government. One of the purpose is that when the fish are big enough, they will be released into the river for people to fish. What a noble act! The vicinity is well kept and...More

1  Thank petersjsim
Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

Interesting large fish hatchery. It is worth it to stop just to see the two large sturgeons. The employees let our kids touch small fish.

Thank Stefan B
Reviewed 9 August 2017

This fish hatchery was a beautiful, well kept hatchery. We really enjoyed the trout ponds. Seeing the huge sturgeon was amazing. This was a fun stop!

1  Thank Nathan B
Reviewed 8 August 2017

We recently spent about an hour here on a hot summer day. The young girls with us loved feeding the fish and seeing the sturgeon in the underwater viewing area. The grounds are beautiful with lots of flowers, benches, and shade. It is a good...More

1  Thank sarahstree
Reviewed 6 August 2017

Nice instructional exhibits of the fish hatchery. And then a pleasant stroll though fish viewing ponds and rearing ponds. In pretty weather and without crowds it was a lovely stop. The huge sturgeon is really an amazing sight.

1  Thank Schep2014
Reviewed 1 August 2017

We stopped! We had no idea about this place! It is very nice! The hatchery is very kool to say the least! They have nice kept grounds with beautiful flowers! It was a nice stop with good restrooms and a gift shop!

2  Thank R D
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