The ODFW Visitors' Guide
Grant's Getaways, Visitor Friendly Hatcheries Video
Best time to visit: Late September - January.
Fish raised: Coho and fall chinook salmon, steelhead and rainbow trout.
What to see and do
At the hatchery: Spawning activity and adult fish viewing are available October - February. A covered indoor display provides information. Access to a fishing platform for steelhead and salmon angling is available for those with a Wheelchair License, Blind Angler's License, Disabled War Veteran Angling License, or Permanent Disabilities Permit.
Nearby: Nehalem Hatchery is located between Nehalem Bay State Park and Saddle Mt State Park. Umbrella Falls viewed from the hatchery property after taking a 1/8 the of a mile hike down a wooded trail. Fishing for the following species is available during authorized seasons when fish are present from the hatchery property. Winter Steelhead, Coho, Fall Chinook, Cutthroat Trout.
From Hwy. 26: Take Hwy. 53. The hatchery is located at milepost 8.
From Hwy. 101: Take Hwy. 53. Proceed 11 miles to the hatchery.
Address and Phone
36751 Fish Hatchery Lane
Nehalem, OR 97131
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