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“The fish are jumping”
Review of Fish Ladder

Fish Ladder
Ranked #13 of 83 things to do in Grand Rapids
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed November 8, 2012

I have spent many lunches over the past few months walking on the beautiful paths in downtown Grand Rapids. Walking by the fish ladder is always a fun experience, because you're never quite sure how many fish will be trying to jump up the ladder on any given day. It entertains me, and I know that any kids in the area are excited too. Plus there are always a lot of fisherman in the area trying theri luck, so you're bound to see a fish up close one way or another.

Thank julieandfamily6
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Reviewed November 3, 2012

This very dated design is located in rather sketchy area of the city. I would not recommend going there in the evening/dark
The best time to see the fish spawning is late Autumn, It is not all that exciting compared to so many other cool and unique places in Grand Rapids

Thank JohninGRR
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Reviewed November 1, 2012

that fish would find their way to a 'ladder' in order to go upstream. This provides such good picture possibilities for the avid and not-so photographer.

Thank Kenneth H
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Reviewed October 30, 2012

If you have never seen salmon swim up stream this is a good stop. It may look like a place you would not want to park your car, but do and walk to the ladders. It is great to see the fish go up the ladders and then there are usually fishermen in the water, so that is interesting as well. If you are lucky like we were you will also see a turtle.

Thank BT105
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Reviewed October 25, 2012 via mobile

If you're looking for an interesting side trip to kill some time, this is it. Interesting to see but I wouldn't make a special trip to see it. Not much to do but enjoy the river and watch a few fish jump the ladder and try to jump the dam. We were there in late October so there weren't a lot of fish on the move but still quite interesting.

Thank jenn2120
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