Fish Hatchery Guided Tour

  • Date: Jun 24, 2017 - May 22, 2018
    Recurring weekly on Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday
  • Times: Tuesdays and Thursdays at 9 a.m. and 1 p.m.; Saturdays at 9 a.m. and 2 p.m.
  • Admission: Free
  • Location: William Jack Hernandez Sport Fish Hatchery

Learn about the lifecycle of chinook and coho salmon, rainbow trout, and Arctic char. Each year, 6 million sport fish are reared and released from the facility's 100 tanks. Join a guided tour of the state hatchery in Anchorage. Hatchery staff provide free, guided tours three days a week.

Follow the outdoor footpath down to Ship Creek. From early July through September, adult chinook and coho salmon can often be seen in this stretch of the creek.

Drop-in visits for self-guided tours of the visitor corridor are also welcomebetween 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. daily. This space was set aside for public access to allow viewing of hatchery activity.

Address 941 N. Reeve Blvd.
Anchorage, AK 99501
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