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“Growing fish near a beautiful river”

Durango Fish Hatchery and Wildlife Museum
Ranked #12 of 73 things to do in Durango
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: The museum is open 7 days a week seasonally only. Starting May 15 through September 15 each year. Monday- Saturday: 10am to 4pm Sunday: 11am to 3pm The hatchery is open year round 7 days a week from 8am to 4pm. Admission is free, however donations are appreciated. Self guided tours of the hatchery are available 7 days a week from 8am to 4pm.
Useful Information: Bathroom facilities, Wheelchair access, Activities for young children
Reviewed October 18, 2013

The wildlife museum was closed so we walked through the fish hatchery. It was not guided and only had a few signs of explanation so not a big deal to see. Although it was a beautiful day and it is next to the Animas river and bridge with a walking trail so we really enjoyed our time there.

1  Thank JmWanderlust
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Reviewed September 17, 2013 via mobile

Just be aware that the fish hatchery is only open to the public from May 15 to September 15. Alas, we were here on Sept 16th.

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Reviewed August 30, 2013

This is a great little stop off . It is free to walk in. For a quarter you can feed the fish, which is fun to watch them flock.

1  Thank John K
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Reviewed August 16, 2013

Took our seven year old grandson. We all had a great time. The facility is totally run on donations and by volunteers.

1  Thank destinsbest
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Reviewed August 15, 2013

We took our 2 children for the afternoon and they enjoyed seeing the mounted animals up close. They loved feeding the fingerling rainbow trout and watching a video on the hatchery process. It was educational and best of all FREE. The volunteer there was very friendly and explained some of the new animals that were donated. Also, you are close by the Animas River Trail to explore.

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