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Marion Forks Hatchery

Marion Forks Hatchery

Marion Forks Hatchery
-Oregon Fish and Wildlife-

Spring Chinook

Spring Chinook
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Marion Forks
Marion Forks Raceways
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Marion Forks Hatchery began operation in 1951. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (COE) funds the majority of operational costs as mitigation for the development of Detroit and Big Cliff dams. The hatchery is used for egg incubation and rearing of spring chinook.

Best time to visit: May - October

Fish raised: Chinook salmon and rainbow trout

What to see and do

Marion Forks Hatchery offers a large pond where visitors can feed adult rainbow trout. Adult steelhead and salmon can be viewed at Minto Pond adult salmon holding facility June - October. See spawning chinook salmon in Horn Creek from late Aug. through Sept. Conifer forest provides good viewing for deer, elk, grouse, American dipper, belted kingfisher, osprey, bald eagle, blue heron and waterfowl seasonally.

Nearby: There is camping nearby in a U.S. Forest Service campground. Access to fishing on the North Santiam River and wilderness trailheads also is nearby. Detroit Lake is about 18 miles west and offers swimming, boating, fishing, lodging and restaurants.

Directions

map to Marion Forks Hatchery

Marion Forks Hatchery is located at milepost 66 on Hwy. 22. Minto Pond is located at milepost 36 on Hwy. 22.

Address and Phone

Marion Forks Hatchery
HC 73 Box 71 (Hwy. 22)
Idanha, OR 97350
(503) 854-3522

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