The ODFW Visitors' Guide
Best time to visit: March - October
Fish raised: Rainbow trout, coho, spring and fall chinook salmon, and summer and winter steelhead
What to see and do
At the hatchery: Cole M. Rivers Hatchery offers an observation deck overlooking a collection pond and adult chinook salmon holding ponds. A viewing room overlooks the spawning area. Display ponds feature trout and steelhead. Anglers may fish at the popular Hatchery Hole for coho and chinook during authorized seasons.
Nearby: Casey State Park offers day-use-only picnic and boating facilities.
Photos: Photos of Cole M. Rivers Hatchery
Take Hwy. 62 from Medford toward Crater Lake National Park to milepost 29 at Casey State Park. Turn north on Takelma Drive. Travel 3/4 mile to Cole M. Rivers Drive. Turn right and follow the road across the Rogue River to the hatchery, located on the east side of the Rogue River.
Address and Phone
Cole M. Rivers Hatchery
200 Cole M. Rivers Drive
Trail, OR 97541
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