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Allentown Fish Hatchery

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Address: 2901 Fish Hatchery Road, Allentown, PA 18103
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+1 610-437-7656
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Great Way To Spend an Afternoon

What a pleasant surprise! I was in town with my 4 year, looking for a way to kill some time, and decided to stop by to feed the fish. The Hatchery is beautiful, the bags of food... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
Stephanie M
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Woodbury, New Jersey
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Woodbury, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

What a pleasant surprise! I was in town with my 4 year, looking for a way to kill some time, and decided to stop by to feed the fish. The Hatchery is beautiful, the bags of food and large and CHEAP, and the man selling the food in the white building gave me some really interesting history on the location.... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Love taking our young boys here. There are picnic tables and a pavilion for having lunch. Fish food is cheap and plentiful. Lots of fish. Would be 5 stars but bathrooms could use better maintenance.

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Thank Mark G
Doylestown, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stopped here after a long nite at work and discovered it is a great place to unwind and chill. Very informative self-guided tour. Nice find.

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Thank James M
Ontario, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Not only educational, but enjoyable. Feed the fishes and see them turn the water to a boil. It hare to leave.

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Thank Scott D
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's not changed in 40+ years. Nice place to go. Very park-like setting, a lot of fish to see, kids throwing in fish food, families picnicking. Yet so close to the urban area. Lil Lehigh Fish Hatchery is a delightful place to spend an hour so close to home yet you feel like you are in the woods.

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Thank Chris E
Allentown
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful spot to visit. Fish to feed who are very excited to be fed, ducks to see and space to run around. There is always shade too.

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Thank James P
Allentown, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Spend the afternoon in a beautiful park like setting enjoying nature and learning about trout! This is excellent for kids because they can play in the grass and feed the fish which is exciting!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We brought the kiddos while waiting for an event in the area. We purchased a couple of large bags of food at $2 a piece that was the only expense! Definitely worth the trip!

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Thank Becky G
Allentown, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The beautiful grounds and the fish holding areas are a sight to see. Friendly people and overall a great experience.

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Thank Harry B
Allentown, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 January 2017

The fish hatchery has been around for decades. I went when I was a kid, and took my kids. We took our grandchildren and they loved it. Not much to do. You just walk around and look at the big tanks in the ground containing the different sized trout. The fun begins when you feed the trout the food you... More 

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