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Address: 3898 Tonto Creek Rd, Payson, AZ 85541
Phone Number: (928) 474-7900
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My 6 year old grandson, really enjoyed his visit to the Tonto Creek Fish Hatchery! My husband and I also found it to be interesting.

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 1, 2015
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Payson, Arizona
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Payson, Arizona
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

My 6 year old grandson, really enjoyed his visit to the Tonto Creek Fish Hatchery! My husband and I also found it to be interesting.

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Arizona
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

Nice place to visit and check out. Visitor center very informative. Lots of nice pictures and fish to check out.Good history on the area and hatchery. Nice area too.

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Yuma
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

My husband and I are hosts here at the fish hatchery. The weather is much cooler than the valley. The fish are fun to look at. You can feed the fish however it will cost a quarter. Dogs on leash are welcome. You might even find a blackberry

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

Built by wpa. Great to know where our resources come from. Very convenient. Bottom pond has very impressive fish in it. I'm sure they are used for egg production.

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Phoenix, Arizona
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

This site is well maintained and very interesting to visit especially with young children. The only down side is the time of operation during the summer. They close at 3 pm which means that you will need to get up early and leave the valley to see this location in one day.

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Phoenix, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

Great place to see trout in a hatchery, easy to get to and great scenery around the hatchery. A good place to take kids.

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Phoenix, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

Beautiful! Fun! And its free. If you bring your dog, he/she must remain in the car -so plan accordingly.

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Phoenix, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

so many FISH, the kids love this place, Its clean neat and very educational. Picnic there if you bring in your own food.

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Lakeside, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

There were no people around the hatchery to ask any questions so you are on your own to figure out what is happening. It is interesting though and worth the drive to see it.

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Payson, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

The hatchery is always a fun place to take the kids. There's a small museum there (check their hours), and lots of things to learn in there. The ponds are full of fish at different levels of growth, and it's interesting to watch them swim and eat. We always get a kick out of waving our hands to create a... More 

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