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Address: 90700 Fish Hatchery Rd, Leaburg, OR 97489-9603
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A really nice place to visit when on the McKenzie River

We lived within a mile of the Hatchery for 16 years and visited often. It's a great place to view trout and sturgeon and to see all of the different sizes of fish that are being... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 21 October 2016
Vicki E
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Leaburg, Oregon
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Leaburg, Oregon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

We lived within a mile of the Hatchery for 16 years and visited often. It's a great place to view trout and sturgeon and to see all of the different sizes of fish that are being raised. There is a cute walk along a stream with lots of signage and a pond. Unfortunately, it is on the opposite side of... More 

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Springfield
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 July 2015

Always a good place to stop. If you have kids, they will love it. There is fish food available to feed the hatchlings for a small price. There is a lake and play areas nearby. Greta place for a low stress picnic. If you are in the area, you should visit it.

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Eugene, Oregon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 July 2014

My son, who is now 5 years old, can feed the fish, play and then hike back to the perfect fishing spot just up the river. What a wonderful family destination for a day trip on the river!

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Los Angeles, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2013

Most people don't realize how huge sturgeon fish can get, though they are used here as catfish to keep the salmon ponds clean. Just off the McKenzie Highway, super convenient, you drive atop the dam to the other side, a wonderful, free 20 minute stop.

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Jackson, Mississippi
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2013

Beautiful and educational......take quarters to feed the fish....you can pick nick here as well as camp. Kids will love this

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Eugene, Oregon
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2012

Pack a picnic lunch and make a day of it... Views up the Mckenzie river are unbeatable and you will have a great time visiting the hatchery...

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Oregon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 June 2012

We had a workplace barbecue in the park. Lots of room to run around and look at the fish, etc.

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