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North Nehalem Hatchery

Nehalem Hatchery

North Nehalem Hatchery
-Oregon Fish and Wildlife-

Fishing Platform
Barrier Free Fishing Platform
-Photo by Kathy Munsel, ODFW-
Cleaning Table
Fish Cleaning Table
-Photo by Kathy Munsel, ODFW-

The North Nehalem Fish Hatchery was originally constructed in 1966. The hatchery replaced the Foley Creek Hatchery constructed in 1926. The facility is used for adult collection, spawning, egg incubation and rearing of Fall Chinook, Coho, Winter Steelhead and Rainbow Trout.

Best time to visit: Late September - January.

Fish raised: Coho and fall chinook salmon, steelhead and rainbow trout.

What to see and do

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.

Directions

Nehalem Hatchery

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

North Nehalem Hatchery
36751 Fish Hatchery Lane
Nehalem, OR 97131
(503) 368-6828

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