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Bonneville Hatchery

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70543 NE Herman Loop, Cascade Locks, OR 97014-6663
+1 541-374-8393
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Worth the Stop

The hatchery is well laid out and makes for a great self guided walking tour, There were several... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Nice place to stop!

This is a nice quiet place to stop and get away from the crowds. It was extremely interesting and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Vermilion, Canada
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70543 NE Herman Loop, Cascade Locks, OR 97014-6663
+1 541-374-8393
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Reviewed 6 days ago

The hatchery is well laid out and makes for a great self guided walking tour, There were several volunteers on hand to help answer any question and to explain the life cycle of the salmon. One of the most fascinating things was to see Herman,...More

Thank trimic
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a nice quiet place to stop and get away from the crowds. It was extremely interesting and we enjoyed seeing all of the fish. The grounds are beautiful and worth a visit and the hot dogs were great as well!!

1  Thank Laurie912
Reviewed 1 week ago

Be sure to go to this hatchery and to the Bonneville Dam Visitor Center nearby. You can see the huge sturgeon by standing beside their pool or walk down and see them underwater through glass. There are also beautiful flowers here, although the flowers were...More

1  Thank Susie G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped here after our drive on Historic Highway 30. Its a great place to have a picnic and stretch your legs. Also you can walk around and see the sturgeon and trout - huge fish that appear to be well taken care of. Great...More

1  Thank SusanOly12
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a fun stop for all ages. Depending in the season, there are several different pools of fish to look at. The main attraction is definitely Herman the Sturgeon. They have an underground viewing area to see him and other enormous Sturgeon in the...More

1  Thank Shelly B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was a fascinating introduction to hatchery practices (new to me). A brief film in the visitor's center explains the salmon life cycle and how hatchery personnel intervene to ensure survival. Stenciled salmon on the sidewalks direct visitors on self-guided tours. Ample signage explains each...More

1  Thank mvidro
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stopped out of curiosity and were pleased to find it was a both picturesque and informative stop! The landscaping was very nice, it was well-laid out, the information about the hatchery process and the fish themselves were very interesting, and they have a nice...More

1  Thank SuperSnorkeler
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Right beside the Bonneville Dam. Not much to see at this site, but if you're at the dam, take the short road to the hatchery.

Thank Chuck52310
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stop just to see the Sturgeon. They are huge! Glad we stopped and walked around. Can spend an hour here and if you have your lunch, nice picnic area.

1  Thank StellerJ2
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was told that the Hatchery is funded by the Oregon Government. One of the purpose is that when the fish are big enough, they will be released into the river for people to fish. What a noble act! The vicinity is well kept and...More

1  Thank petersjsim
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