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Shepherd of the Hills Fish Hatchery

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Address: 483 Hatchery Rd, Branson, MO 65616-8971
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+1 417-334-4865
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Me and my 20 yr old daughter

Every time my family goes to Branson, we stop here. We love feeding the fish and looking at their different sizes. We also like walking down to the river behind the hatchery and... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
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Ramsey, Illinois
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Ramsey, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Every time my family goes to Branson, we stop here. We love feeding the fish and looking at their different sizes. We also like walking down to the river behind the hatchery and watching the fly fisherman

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Very short tour. It won't take long to look at everything. Interesting to learn about the trout life cycle. Plus the children can feed the fish. Nothing more to offer then that.

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San Antonio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Our visit to the fish hatchery was amazing. We have fish hatcheries in Texas, but I am not aware of any that allow visitors. Seeing the various species of trout and the different reptiles and animals native to Missouri was a real education. We got to feed fish outside in the holding tanks and boy, do they like to eat!... More 

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cental illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Nice place, pleasant staff, informative video presentation and displays. Not rushed do everything at your own pace. Can feed the fish !!!

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San Antonio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

If you have never been to a fish hatchery-you will be amazed. The size of the fish-the ability to see them up close and learn all about their habitat is a great educational experience.

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Thank Smith L
Branson, Missouri
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you are looking for something that is free or cheap and interesting, this is the place. You get to see and feed trout of all types and sizes as well as learn about them and other wildlife native to the area. There are exhibits and free classes. My grands love to go and I enjoy taking them.

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Thank hhals417
Byrnes Mill, Missouri
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

People should learn to appreciate the science that goes in to providing and sustaining the fish population of this huge lake and its tributaries. Very interesting for all.

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Hoffman Estates, Illinois
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Please allow me to honestly say that this isn’t necessarily categorized as a tourist attraction. If you really, really, really dig fish then maybe this might be something you’d use vacation days to visit; but it’s mostly just the place where they house and produce trout for Lake Taneycomo. The fact that they produce 350,000-400,000 pounds of it a year... More 

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Thank frequestcustomer
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Looking for inexpensive things to do with the kids - this is the place. Free admission and only $.25 for fish food. Fish of all sizes. The kids loved it.

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Thank Phoebe G
Missouri
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I took my three year old grandson. He loved it. It was a great way to spend some time and let him stretch his legs.

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