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Decorah Fish Hatchery

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2325 Siewers Spring Rd, Decorah, IA 52101-7501
+1 563-382-8324
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Decorah Hatchery

The hatchery is a wonderful place to visit. Quiet, well maintained and quite lovely. Would... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
via mobile
Feed the fish

Great picnic or short hiking area. You can view and feed the fish. The webcam eagles are nearby... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Julie G
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  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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2325 Siewers Spring Rd, Decorah, IA 52101-7501
+1 563-382-8324
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The hatchery is a wonderful place to visit. Quiet, well maintained and quite lovely. Would definitely recommend and return if in the Decorah area.

Thank bjeagles
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great picnic or short hiking area. You can view and feed the fish. The webcam eagles are nearby. Enjoy a walk. Free parking.

Thank Julie G
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

This is worth the stop for the educational benefit. It demonstrates how trout are humanely raised to be released into the wild. It gives you a chance to see trout up close if you are not a fisherperson. Parking is close and hatchery easily accessed.

1  Thank gary19522017
Reviewed 20 August 2017

Bring some quarters and watch the kids feed the fish. There were a number of people Eagle watching. Also a good spot to picnic. Overall, a good hours worth of family entertainment.

1  Thank gjek44
Reviewed 16 August 2017

Our family loves to visit the Decorah Fish Hatchery, a place to relax, go fishing, view fish stocking tanks, and get a glimpse of the world famous Decorah Eagles! It makes for a lovely outing in the summertime, and it's right on the Decorah bike...More

1  Thank L2315NHbillm
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Visited on a beautiful day and was lucky enough to see the eagles flying about. Wandered through the hatchery and talked to an employee about the hatchery.

2  Thank Joseph B
Reviewed 10 July 2017

In a beautiful setting along a babbling brook, shaded by large trees, lies a fish hatchery complete with fledgling rainbow trout AND nests of the American Bald Eagle.

1  Thank Richard S
Reviewed 27 June 2017 via mobile

Nice place to visit and see the trout. The eagles here LOVE them! We've visited the hatchery a few times. A pleasant setting in the country.

1  Thank ezliving2006
Reviewed 21 June 2017 via mobile

If you enjoy nature this is the place to go! There a bunch of little cement tanks that hold different size trout. Two large pond type tanks. Little gum ball machines all over where you can buy fish pellets for .25 and you get quite...More

Thank bolin03
Reviewed 11 June 2017

I went there to try and see the eagles but the nest tree is on private property. I strolled around and looked at all the trout and envisioned the eagles grabbing a few. I did drive across the road and parked at a place where...More

Thank Terry B
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