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The Umatilla Hatchery began operation in 1991. The hatchery is used for egg incubation and rearing of spring chinook, fall chinook and summer steelhead.
Best time to visit: April - October.
Fish raised: Fall and spring chinook and summer steelhead.
Umatilla Hatchery rears a portion of its fish in unique ponds called Michigan ponds. The hatchery offers good fishing at the hatchery outfall as well as wildlife viewing opportunities.
Nearby: The Columbia River offers a variety of scenic views and activities.
Take exit 168 off I-84. Take Hwy. 730 to Patterson Ferry Road. Turn north on Patterson Ferry Road to the Columbia River and the hatchery.
73959 Riverview Lane
Irrigon, OR 97844