The ODFW Visitors' Guide
Bonneville Fish Hatchery Self Guided Tour (pdf)
Best time to visit: All year for display ponds. October - November for adult fall chinook and coho salmon spawning.
Fish raised: Chinook and coho salmon.
What to see and do
At the hatchery: Display ponds offer a relaxing place to feed large rainbow trout and view adult white sturgeon measuring more than 10 feet long. There is a gift shop open during summer months. Interpretive displays are available inside and out, including an informational video and a viewing area to watch fall spawning activities. Disabled-accessible restrooms are available.
Nearby: Neighboring Bonneville Dam offers a visitor center with a fish-viewing window.
Take i-84 to exit 40. The hatchery is located about 40 miles east of Portland.
Address and Phone
70543 NE Herman Loop
Cascade Locks, OR 97014
Bonneville Hatchery and Tanner Creek:
Daily (except for Thanksgiving and Christmas Day)
November 1 to March 1: 7:00 am to 5:00 pm
March 1 to October 31: 7:00 am to 8:00 pm
The Visitor Center to Bonneville Dam is open from 7:00 am to 5:00 pm daily, except for Thanksgiving and Christmas.
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