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Quinsam River Hatchery

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4217 Argonaut Rd, Campbell River, British Columbia V9H 1P3, Canada
+1 250-287-9564
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First Class Hatchery

Fantastic way to learn more about salmon and their life cycle. Easy access, ample parking, bears... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Fishbonz67
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Campbell River, Canada
Great

Visited the salmon hatchery along with my wife and 4 year old son. We were intrigued by the visitor... read more

Reviewed 28 November 2017
Anaes20
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  • Average11%
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“life cycle” (5 reviews)
“salmon” (55 reviews)
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4217 Argonaut Rd, Campbell River, British Columbia V9H 1P3, Canada
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+1 250-287-9564
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Fantastic way to learn more about salmon and their life cycle. Easy access, ample parking, bears and eagles fishing nearby -- it a wonderful place to visit. Highly recommend it.

Thank Fishbonz67
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Reviewed 28 November 2017 via mobile

Visited the salmon hatchery along with my wife and 4 year old son. We were intrigued by the visitor centre which was very informative and lots to do for young children. We then went over to the hatchery, it was the amazing to see the...More

Thank Anaes20
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Reviewed 23 October 2017

This place is worth visiting if you are in Campbell River. The displays in the Centre are very informative and the salmon viewing outside is good.

Thank Leslie H
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Reviewed 23 October 2017

once more the family who visited from Germany really enjoyed this area. They loved it !! Def planning to return

Thank mariebert2016
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Reviewed 11 October 2017

We spent an hour going through the information building and then walking to the hatchery and then to the River..On the walk to the river an employee advised us that there were bears in vicinity with all the spawning fish..not 30 seconds later on the...More

Thank Debb2012
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Reviewed 9 October 2017

It was interesting to see how the hatchery runs but the highlight was to hear that black bears often visit the area for easy pickins' of salmon. We were thrilled seeing a very large black bear come out of the woods and start fishing. He...More

Thank Patrice0827
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Reviewed 7 October 2017

I loved this place. So interesting to me not knowing much about the salmon life cycle and also being a nature photographer....lots of bears and salmon to foto just outside town

Thank tornillo2015
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Reviewed 6 October 2017

We enjoyed our trips to Quinsum River Hatchery and saw several black bears. We found the best time to spot bears was in the evening. Good place to see bald eagles.

Thank Sandra R
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Reviewed 4 October 2017

We went here hoping to spot a bear! No bear and no fish either. There was nothing about the time we visited and no one around to ask either, maybe we went the wrong time? We went for a walk along the the edge of...More

Thank Rachel N
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Reviewed 23 September 2017 via mobile

We heard about this hatchery and the possibility there might be black bear hunting for salmon. It's a wonderful place to watch the Salmon. Around noon a large black bear came out of the woods and wandered over to the bridge / gate area where...More

Thank Karmela M
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