Bonneville Fish Hatchery
70543 NE Herman Loop
Cascade Locks, OR 97014
Fish Hatchery: Bike, Birding, Fish, Picnic, Walk
The hatchery receives thousands of visitors daily. The average number of visitors to the hatchery each year is one million people, from all over the world. The hatchery raises 8 million Fall Chinook, 1.2 million Coho, 200 thousand Summer Steelhead, and 60 thousand Winter Steelhead. Adult salmon begin arriving at the hatchery in September and are then sorted through before spawning begins. Spawning begins during the last week in October and continues until the beginning of December. As part of their natural life cycle all Pacific Northwest Salmon die after spawning. There are also at least 40 different species of birds to view at Bonneville Fish Hatchery.