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McNenny State Fish Hatchery

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Working fish hatchery

This is a state fish hatchery located NW of Spearfish that raises salmon and trout for stocking... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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Good way to walk around and see fish

Nice fish hatchery close to the canyon. Not the nicest, nor the worst. Food is a little expensive... read more

Reviewed 14 September 2017
Justin V
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“Working fish hatchery ”
29 Jul 2018
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19619 Trout Loop, Spearfish, SD 57783-4121
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a state fish hatchery located NW of Spearfish that raises salmon and trout for stocking lakes and rivers in South Dakota for sport fishing. You can walk around the grounds and read very good information boards and see a fish viewing pond. But...More

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Reviewed 30 July 2018

This was a pretty good spot as long as you don't expect too much. If you want the full hatchery experience (feeding the fish, tour guides, extensive trail network, etc.) go to the one in Spearfish proper (D.C. Booth) as they actually focus on the...More

Thank MilesH190
Reviewed 3 November 2017

My son & I went there. There was no one around. There was no fish to be seen. I was a terrrible waste of time.

Thank Wayne A
Reviewed 14 September 2017

Nice fish hatchery close to the canyon. Not the nicest, nor the worst. Food is a little expensive to feed the fish, go in the store to buy it. The coin ops, are terrible.

Thank Justin V
Reviewed 7 September 2017

You can stop at the hatchery and they have a beautiful viewing pool with fish. Lots to see and there is Mirror Lakes just a short distance away also.

Thank Michele G
Reviewed 19 August 2017

I'm embarrassed to say that I've visited several fish hatcheries. This is by far the worst one. There was no one there to give us any information, just a lot of signs telling us that the public could not go beyond this point or that...More

Thank pitterpat000
Reviewed 12 July 2017

Serene atmosphere, lovely grounds, interesting buildings, and lots and lots of fish. You can feed the fish and ducks --but plan on buying the food there to make sure it's nourishing for them. You can go down the stairs or in an elevator to see...More

Thank Virginia S
Reviewed 30 May 2017

Very fun place and especially fun for the children. Be sure to purchase bags of fish food from the store, it is cheaper than the quarter machines. Also, check out all of the older buildings and displays, they are very informative of an earlier era....More

Thank Wyoming Y
Reviewed 15 September 2016

This was my 2 year old grandsons favorite spot. He loved the fish and the water and ducks. Relaxing way to spend time.

Thank fragilmystic
Reviewed 9 September 2016

We stopped because we were killing time and wanted to stretch our legs. I am so glad we did! The grounds were beautiful - wooden bridges, a hiking path through the woods, a museum and numerous ponds with descriptions of the fish within. We didn't...More

Thank Tracie E
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