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Address: 2844 Colo. 300, Leadville, CO
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+1 719-486-0189
07:00 - 15:30
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Sun - Sat 07:00 - 15:30

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Great way to spend the day!

Had a great time feeding the "BIG" fish in the show pond and touring the hatchery facility. Picnic tables make it an ideal place to spend great time outside with the familyQ

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 November 2016
Cheyenne, Wyoming
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Cheyenne, Wyoming
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016

Had a great time feeding the "BIG" fish in the show pond and touring the hatchery facility. Picnic tables make it an ideal place to spend great time outside with the familyQ

Thank Tennesseepasskid
Forney, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed seeing all the different life stages of the fish. Feeding them was fun. The grandkids would have loved seeing all the fish and feeding them. Good stop for families with kids.

Thank Gaylan M
Woodland Park, Colorado
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

We stopped when the office was closed, but you can still view the tanks and feed the fish. Kids enjoyed it.

Thank Becca_6737
Kansas City, Missouri
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2016

Our party included a 5 yr old and a 2 yr old. They loved feeding the fish and just watching the fish. Plus there is a nice nature trail with about a 1 mile hike on level ground that the kids did pretty good on. All in all a good time to spend here.

Thank Joe_S_Caja
Greeley, Colorado
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2016

There is a small but nice information center/museum that gives the history of the hatchery. You can view the fish inside the building and outside in the holding tanks. Fish food is available to purchase for a quarter. My son enjoyed throwing the food in and seeing the fish eat. We also did the nature trail which is about a... More 

Thank Sarah H
Austin, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2016 via mobile

We only spent a little time at he hatchery looking at the baby trout and feeding the big ones because the tour was closed at the time. My review is mostly of the nature trail that starts right at the hatchery. It's a short up-and-down trail that has lots of markers that include information about local flora and fauna as... More 

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Springville, Utah
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2016

This a fun experience if you like fish. They have different tanks with different sizes and the small pool area has large fish you can feed. We happened to be there when the fish were being fed and that was awesome as hundreds of fish jumped out of the water. We also took the one mile hike and it was... More 

Thank Lori B
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2016

Interesting looking at the fish in the tanks. fun to feed. You can also take a trail and hike in the hills. One trail was one mile long and identified the different plants and trees, not only good exercise but also educational.

Thank one49er
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2016

As others have said, if you have kiddos, bring quarters to feed the fish.. there are several pools that the fish are in ranging in age (little fish and larger ones) and kids can go right up and drop food in and watch the fish gobble up. We also brought our dog. There was one worker there cleaning the pools... More 

Thank Funtimesin2015
Colorado Springs, Colorado
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 July 2016

Not a lot of people. well kept up.. very neat to see all the fish growing and to think they put them in the lakes. Definitely should check it out when you there.. It's free..

Thank blsmith2016

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