The ODFW Visitors' Guide
High Desert Region
Best time to visit: All year. May - September for spring chinook collection and holding. Late August - early September for spring chinook spawning. Late January - early March for summer steelhead spawning.
Fish raised: Spring chinook and summer steelhead.
What to see and do
At the hatchery: Round Butte Hatchery is owned by Portland General Electric and is operated and managed by ODFW. Public access is available by advance arrangement only. Please call ahead.
Nearby: The Cove Palisades State Park is a year-round recreational destination with numerous water activities. The park is situated among towering cliffs that surround Lake Billy Chinook. The park features water recreational opportunities, hiking and camping.
Photos: Photos of Round Butte Hatchery
The hatchery is located 10 miles west of Madras at the end of Belmont Lane on PGE property. The hatchery is located at the base of Round Butte Dam.
Address and Phone
Round Butte Hatchery
6825 SW Belmont Lane
Madras, OR 97741
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