The ODFW Visitors' Guide
Photos of Willamette Hatchery
Best time to visit: All year
Fish raised: Spring chinook salmon, and summer and winter steelhead
What to see and do
At the hatchery: Willamette Hatchery has outside visitor information kiosks. Ponds offer viewing of large trout and white sturgeon. A viewing area of upland game birds is available with a museum, interpretive center and picnic area. Adult salmon are on hand June - September. There also is a nine-hole miniature golf course depicting the salmon life cycle. Call to make advance arrangements.
Nearby: The Willamette National Forest offers camping and fishing opportunities.
From Oakridge: Take Hwy. 58 to Salmon Creek Road. Travel one mile on Salmon Creek Road to the hatchery. Salmon Creek Road is 1.7 miles east of the stop light in Oakridge.
From the east: Take Hwy. 58 to Salmon Creek Road,
just west of the Hills Creek Reservoir turn-off.
Address and Phone
76389 Fish Hatchery Road
Oakridge, OR 97463
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