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Decorah Fish Hatchery

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Address: 2325 Siewers Spring Rd, Decorah, IA 52101-7501
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+1 563-382-8324

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Stopped by while on an eagle watch weekend. Enjoyed our visit and feeding the trout. Nice waterfall behind the hatchery and eagles across the road.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Roy P
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64 reviews
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped by while on an eagle watch weekend. Enjoyed our visit and feeding the trout. Nice waterfall behind the hatchery and eagles across the road.

Thank Roy P
Decorah, Iowa
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23 reviews
13 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What a great place to view the Decorah eagles, and why not, the fish hatchery is full of trout. All sizes and types are here, and they let you feed them (for 25 cents) Beautiful scenery.

Thank cruiserinc
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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76 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visited during the week - very quiet. You can feed the trout - fun for big and small kids. Also has waterfall and small park with benches and picnic tables. Flush toilets available. Did see the Eagles in the trees and their nest along the river.

Thank Norma Z
Omaha, Nebraska
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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 March 2017

Stopped her on a whim and our girls loved it!! Some fish food and 2 happy girls loving watching the fish jump! Definitely worth the drive. Beautiful waterfall there too!

Thank Supermomoffice
Tuscaloosa, Alabama
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16 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017

This is worth the stop if you are in the area. It's like 3 attractions in 1. Right across the road are the 2 live cam Eagle Nests. The fish Hatchery and a lovely Spillway. Nice walking trails, clean area next to the trout run, so great biking, also.

Thank zoeandjack
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 18 February 2017

The fish hatchery was a fun stop during our day trip to Decorah. There are trout to see of all sizes. My teenagers and I had a great time feeding the fish. A quarter for a handful of food makes for an inexpensive family activity. In addition, the Decorah eagles are located very near to the hatchery. We enjoyed finally... More 

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Fairfield, Iowa
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4 reviews
Reviewed 10 January 2017 via mobile

Beautiful stop on our way back from Wisconsin, its nice that you can self tour and feed the trout by yourselves with a 25 cent vending machine!

Thank kalliann2323
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37 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

If you've never seen how fish are raised for release, this is neat. Kids always enjoy getting to feed them too. The area is beautiful with a creek flowing out of a cave. Nice place to fish and picnic. Bike trails now goes through and known for eagles best nearby so tourist traffic has increased.

Thank Sarah Z
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7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

Beautiful park, scenic waterfall. Fish rearing trout hatchery. Great place for a picnic. Picnic tables, modern restrooms. Trout run bicycle / walk path, runs adjacent to it. Great place to bring your children or grandchildren.

Thank john m
Moscow, Idaho
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88 reviews
26 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 August 2016

Very nice, well maintained fish hatchery. Nice to see the different species and stages of the fish life. Was able to see the eagles in bluffs above.

Thank BrendaH3

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