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Big Creek Hatchery

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Great place to All ages!

This hatchery was very well maintained and it was fun to see the very small fish along with the... read more

Reviewed 6 November 2018
Mike K
An idyllic forested setting

A couple miles off the main highway in Knappa, the hatchery is surrounded by trees and has many... read more

Reviewed 21 July 2017
Ned K
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Newberg, Oregon
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6 Nov 2018
“Great place to All ages!”
21 Jul 2017
“An idyllic forested setting”
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92892 Ritter Rd, off Hillcrest Loop Road, Astoria, OR 97103-8429
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Reviewed 6 November 2018

This hatchery was very well maintained and it was fun to see the very small fish along with the extremely old and large sturgeon. I would recommend this for families or anyone of any age to visit.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Mike K
Reviewed 21 July 2017

A couple miles off the main highway in Knappa, the hatchery is surrounded by trees and has many raceways in which you can see lots of juvenile salmon and trout nearly year-round. Plus they say in September it gets pretty exciting with falll chinook adults...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Ned K
Reviewed 19 September 2016

On our visit to the hatchery we met Mike. Great tour guide. He had been feeding the the small salmon. He dropped everything and took us through the entire hatchery explaining every step that they do at the hatchery. Can't thank him enough. For young...More

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank Carol H
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