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Big Creek Hatchery

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An idyllic forested setting

A couple miles off the main highway in Knappa, the hatchery is surrounded by trees and has many... read more

Reviewed July 21, 2017
Ned K
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Beaverton, Oregon, United States
Salmon lesson

On our visit to the hatchery we met Mike. Great tour guide. He had been feeding the the small... read more

Reviewed September 19, 2016
Carol H
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Grass Valley
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Jul 21, 2017
“An idyllic forested setting”
Sep 19, 2016
“Salmon lesson”
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92892 Ritter Rd, off Hillcrest Loop Road, Astoria, OR 97103-8429
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Reviewed July 21, 2017

A couple miles off the main highway in Knappa, the hatchery is surrounded by trees and has many raceways in which you can see lots of juvenile salmon and trout nearly year-round. Plus they say in September it gets pretty exciting with falll chinook adults...More

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Reviewed September 19, 2016

On our visit to the hatchery we met Mike. Great tour guide. He had been feeding the the small salmon. He dropped everything and took us through the entire hatchery explaining every step that they do at the hatchery. Can't thank him enough. For young...More

Thank Carol H
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