Garrison Dam National Fish Hatchery and Aquarium

47.491572, -101.412343

Northcentral
Tours of the hatchery give you a 'feel' for what the hatchery is all about.
530 Hatchery Road,
Riverdale ND 58565
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Garrison Dam National Fish Hatchery and Aquarium is located directly downstream of Lake Sakakawea near Riverdale. The hatchery produces a variety of fish species to improve recreational fishing opportunities and facilitate recovery of threatened and endangered fishes. The hatchery's visitor center houses five 300-gallon aquariums displaying many of North Dakota's fish species and is open daily from Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day weekend. Guided tours may be available year-around with reservations. Two trails located at the hatchery link the hatchery to the Downstream Campground and fishing pond and provide a great opportunity for hiking, biking, fishing or cross country skiing. The Wetlands Trail provides a unique adventure and insight into the value of wetlands. The Lewis and Clark Trail brings you back to the hatchery and provides interpretation into the past. In October, trail-goers can witness the fall migration of salmon as they make their return to the hatchery.

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Accessibility
  • ADA-compliant
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Activities
  • Guides Available
    1
  • Self-Guided Tours
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Availability
  • Dates of Operation
    Daily Tours 11:00 AM & 1:00 PM
Cost of Admission
  • Admission
    Free
Facility Amenities
  • Restrooms
    1
General Information
  • Hours of Operation
    The visitor center is open 8 a.m.-8 p.m. Memorial Day through Labor Day. Daily Tours are provided at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m., Monday through Friday. Weekend tours are 10 a.m., 11 a.m., 1 p.m. and 2 p.m., Saturday and Sunday. Free admission and no preregistrati
Guest Information
  • Family-Friendly
    1
Location
  • Riverfront
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