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Chapman Creek Hatchery and Nature Destination

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Guided tours of the trout tanks explaining different role each plays. Become a member and catch... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Y5977OCcarmenb
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Sechelt, Canada
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While most hatcheries are located in more remote locations Chapmen Creek Hatchery is only 10... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Secheltsunseeker
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Sechelt, Canada
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Salmon Hatchery And Nature Destination With Trails, Hatchery Education, Picnic Facilities, And Garden
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4381 Parkway Dr, Sechelt, British Columbia V0N 3A0, Canada
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Guided tours of the trout tanks explaining different role each plays. Become a member and catch your dinner or buy one when available

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Y5977OCcarmenb
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

While most hatcheries are located in more remote locations Chapmen Creek Hatchery is only 10 minutes from downtown. They have scheduled tours but you are also welcome to just come and walk around. A great learning and nature experience focused on trying to preserve a...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Secheltsunseeker
Reviewed 9 August 2018

This is a beautiful site to visit, the water is cold but refreshing. A great place to spend time with family & friends. There are no restrooms on-site.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank AJPascal
Reviewed 8 August 2018 via mobile

Educational and free. We left a donation and my boy caught a rather large trout. Salmon don't start coming until September...

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank 282darc
Reviewed 9 June 2018

When my wife & I arrived at the Hatchery, a volunteer warmly greeted us and showed us around the hatchery. Later on, the manager arrived he invited us to help him by releasing the young coho into the river. He gave us a lot of...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank david8mckinley
Reviewed 6 June 2018

Our tour guide described everything in detail which we all enjoyed very much . We hiked on some trails around the area as well. It is a very educational place to go see for young and old alike .

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Marie J
Reviewed 9 April 2018

Even in April, still a lovely spot to explore and learn. Read all the info signs, hiked around the area and enjoyed the volunteer driven atmosphere.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Elisabeth O
Reviewed 19 May 2017

We loved our visit here. The very knowledgeable and experienced guide patiently told us all about this place and how it is run, and how salmon get imprinted to return to their familiar waters. Lots of volunteer effort keeps this place running. Payment is by...More

Date of experience: May 2017
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Reviewed 23 April 2017

We stopped in with our three kids. Primarily volunteer run, someone was happy to show us around. The kids enjoyed looking at the fish in the large tanks and feeding them. Fall would be a good time to visit (spawning) but we enjoyed the path...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank jess152
Reviewed 20 April 2017

Chapman creek walkabout the day before so stopped in to see the hatchery. Very informative young man walked us through the various stages, very passionatec about his work, enjoyed our visit, small facility, but making a difference, which matters.

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Thomas L
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