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Shepherd of the Hills Fish Hatchery

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483 Hatchery Rd, Branson, MO 65616-8971
+1 417-334-4865
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Something free

We wanted to get our kids out of the camp ground one day and was trying to find something free for... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
kayladry
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Ava, Missouri
Free and fun!

Love this place and always drop in here when we are down. We love to feed the fish and walk around... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
lovemoose15
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Leawood, Kansas
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good29%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“fish food” (188 reviews)
“trout” (498 reviews)
“bring quarters” (50 reviews)
LOCATION
483 Hatchery Rd, Branson, MO 65616-8971
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+1 417-334-4865
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"fish food"
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"trout"
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"bring quarters"
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"minute video"
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"free fun"
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"free activity"
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"loved feeding the fish"
in 24 reviews
"various stages"
in 21 reviews
"table rock dam"
in 56 reviews
"visitor center"
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"learn how"
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"guided tour"
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"interesting place"
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"lake taneycomo"
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"walk around"
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"all ages"
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We wanted to get our kids out of the camp ground one day and was trying to find something free for them to do. This place was amazing. you get to feed the fish and learn about trout and my kids thought it was awesome!...More

Thank kayladry
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Love this place and always drop in here when we are down. We love to feed the fish and walk around and tour the site.

Thank lovemoose15
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Bring Quarters!! The tour is fun snd informative. Fish are in long in- ground tanks by sizes snd you can feed them... which is fun snd addicting do bring lots of quarters!

Thank Lori W
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great learning experience plus you get to feed the fish. Inside and outside things to see. Different stages of the trout from fry to adult.

Thank W1786DTgeorgek
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Reviewed 5 January 2018 via mobile

This was a cool FREE attraction on our first visit to Missouri. The reserve is full of live snakes, turtles, and other wildlife that the kids loved. A video explains how the hatchery works raising trout to put into the lakes for fishing. The hatchery...More

Thank Jbeauvil78
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Reviewed 1 January 2018

Excellent conservation facility. Great tour with friendly, intelligent staff. Enjoyed seeing that a turtle that had been stuck for most of its life in a plastic beer six pack holder, had been rescued and will be living the rest of his life in the roomy...More

Thank 999robynb
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Reviewed 31 December 2017 via mobile

Really cold visit to Branson this year but the fish hatchery never disappoints. Make sure to bring some small disposable cups that you can load your fish food into. We fed as many as we could and enjoyed all the indoor exhibits with snakes and...More

Thank Austin G
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Reviewed 30 December 2017 via mobile

Awesome display of lights and themes. Well worth the trip. Great view from the tower which is included at the end of the 2.5 miles of lights and displays

Thank Leo R
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Reviewed 29 December 2017 via mobile

The place is so awesome. The staff on duty were very friendly and a complete unexpected surprise. Park Ranger on duty was so open and ready to share his knowledge with our 7 year old. They had animals to pet and feeding the fish in...More

Thank cbensh
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Reviewed 27 December 2017

My husband and I took a Christmas bus tour and this was one of our site-seeing stops. It is a large place and it is really neat the way they covered over the water so the birds and other animals could not eat the fish....More

Thank Joan P
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Owlmaniac
24 July 2017|
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Response from 4,471 | Reviewed this property |
We did not see a gift shop. There is an attendant inside the office to answer questions, etc. And there is a small room that shows a video / informative movie that plays every 30 minutes or so... But nothing to buy.
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Owlmaniac
24 July 2017|
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Response from yolandawalker73 | Reviewed this property |
No, there is not.
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Danny H
3 October 2016|
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Response from Karen1953INKC | Reviewed this property |
I'm sure there is, just don't know where!
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