West Region | East Region
Wizard Falls Hatchery was constructed in 1947. The hatchery is used for incubation and rearing of Atlantic salmon, brook trout, cutthroat trout, kokanee and rainbow trout to provide for recreational fishing program objectives, and the incubation and rearing of spring Chinook as part of a reintroduction program in the upper Deschutes Basin.
Best time to visit: All year. Best time to see Canada geese goslings is May - June.
Fish raised: Trout, kokanee and Atlantic salmon.
Wizard Falls Hatchery offers a parklike setting, display ponds and interpretive signage. A platform for viewing fish in the settling pond also is available. Group tours are available by advance arrangement.
Nearby: The hatchery is surrounded by the Deschutes National Forest. There are abundant camping, hiking and fishing opportunities in the vicinity.
Turn north from Hwy. 20 at the Camp Sherman/Metolius Recreation Area sign. Either go through Camp Sherman or stay right on Forest Service Road 14 until the hatchery sign.
Wizard Falls Hatchery
P.O. Box 130/7500 Forest Service Road 14
Camp Sherman, OR 97730