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“Really Cool” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Shepherd of the Hills Fish Hatchery

Shepherd of the Hills Fish Hatchery
483 Hatchery Rd, Branson, MO 65616
417-334-4865
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Ranked #19 of 144 things to do in Branson
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Belvidere, Illinois
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3 reviews 3 reviews
“Really Cool”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2012

We really enjoyed getting to learn about the way they get raise the fish from the parent fish to release... We had fun walking through and feeding the fish!! Best $1 we have ever spent!!!

Visited March 2012
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Taos Ski Valley, New Mexico
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“The reviewers who gave 5/5 are correct”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2012

A great (free) place for a young family to spend an hour. The movie, displays and conversations with volunteers were very educational. You can check out several aquatic animals and reptiles (including several snakes) in tanks.

If you're going to feed the fish, a bag or small container may be helpful. The food dispensers are on one end of a very large feeding area and the food pellets are hard to hold.

If you're thinking of visiting the dam next to the hatchery, you should know that vehicles are prohibited from stopping anywhere at the top of the dam. So the best place to appreciate the dam is at the hatchery.

Visited February 2012
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Missouri
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“Great for the kids”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2012

Very educational process of how they raise trout to be stocked in Lake Taneycomo and all over Missouri

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Branson
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“A Fun Place”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2012

Great for kids and right in front Table Rock Dam. If you hear them blow the horn, it means that are about to let water out.

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Lewisville, TX
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“We go every year”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2012

From the road, it doesn't look like much. However, when you actually take time and tour the place, it's great. To see the various size of trout and how they feed and care for them is wonderful. It is amazing to see thousands and thousands of fish that you know will one day end up in rivers and streams around the area. The information center is good.

Visited October 2011
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