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Bonneville Hatchery

#3 of 19 things to do in Cascade Locks Features Animals
70543 NE Herman Loop, Cascade Locks, OR 97014-6663
+1 541-374-8393
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We were quite surprised at how lovely is whole Hatchery experience was along with a fantastic gift... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Sandra H
via mobile
Fascinating experience!

I went to see this with my 15-year-old son. We both loved it. Seeing the fish was fascinating and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Birmingham, Alabama
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“feed the fish” (18 reviews)
“rainbow trout” (23 reviews)
“gift shop” (29 reviews)
70543 NE Herman Loop, Cascade Locks, OR 97014-6663
+1 541-374-8393
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We were quite surprised at how lovely is whole Hatchery experience was along with a fantastic gift shop. The other reviews were correct and this gift shop was the best we had visited this trip. I didn't know anything about the Hatchery process and this...More

Thank Sandra H
Reviewed 1 week ago

I went to see this with my 15-year-old son. We both loved it. Seeing the fish was fascinating and very educational.

Thank rwpritchett
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We drove to see the falls and were advised of this site by the ranger at the information booth. Were we ever surprised by how nice this was. We stopped by the first tank full of huge rainbow trout. For a quarter you could buy...More

Thank Ekeller115
Reviewed 1 week ago

We did a return visit to Bonneville Hatchery. Its fun to see the fish. We also went to the gift store. This is one of my favorite fish hatcheries. Its in the Columbia River Gorge area. I also like the sturgeon viewing center.

Thank mini
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When you arrive at the Bonneville Lock and Dam, be on the lookout for the sign that directs you to the fish hatchery. It is a brief stop, but we enjoyed the tanks that held some rather large fish. At one location there is a...More

Thank Sharon T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Good place to learn about where the salmon in the market comes from. Young and older kids would love to get a handful of food from the 25 ¢ dispenser to feed the rainbow trout. The most honored resident on the premise is Herman in...More

Thank PrisMiko
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Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

This was a really really interesting place to visit. Excellent educational information, beautiful grounds, great for a picnic or large group to visit. The sturgeon pool is great. Those are amazingly big fish and the have a terrific viewing location so you can see them...More

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Reviewed 3 May 2017 via mobile

Educational visit to Bonneville Hatchery. Highly recommend this as a stop for young and old. Bring quarters to feed fish; have hands ready under dispenser. The free admission to the grounds, vegetation, metal sculptures and educational center and gift shop make it all a stop...More

Thank Mhcole17
Reviewed 27 April 2017 via mobile

Any time we can fit this into our trip we do. There are ponds and tanks where you will have great views of of sturgeon.

Thank Rob D
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

Bring quarters to feed the rainbow trout. Kids really had fun. The sturgeon was very impressive. Clean, beautiful grounds.

Thank AnnKirby
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