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Allentown Fish Hatchery

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2901 Fish Hatchery Rd, Allentown, PA 18103-9279
+1 610-437-7656
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Family fun

Been going here since my childhood, always love to see all the different tanks of fish and walk the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Allentown, United States
Great place to visit.

First of all it is FREE unless you buy food to feed the fish. Great for kids of all ages & adults... read more

Reviewed 8 September 2017
Denise K
Macungie, Pennsylvania
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2901 Fish Hatchery Rd, Allentown, PA 18103-9279
+1 610-437-7656
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Been going here since my childhood, always love to see all the different tanks of fish and walk the great pathways. Easy parking beautiful location.

Thank keithlR3789NO
Reviewed 8 September 2017

First of all it is FREE unless you buy food to feed the fish. Great for kids of all ages & adults too. Amazing how the fish jump for the food. Have been there a few times with & without Grand boys.

Thank Denise K
Reviewed 7 September 2017

The Fish Hatchery is really a fish nursery. The hatched fish are brought to the former nursery as fingerlings and are raised in the pools, sorted to size and age. Eventually pulled out of the pools to stock local trout fishing streams. The Hatchery/Nursery adjoins...More

Thank I8087UWrayr
Reviewed 6 September 2017

an old fashioned but fun place for all ages! simple outdoor venue with hiking trails nearby, the fish are marvelous in various stages of development!

Thank william s
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

A beautiful, clean learning experience for young and old. Watching all of the fish was was great and the kids loved feeding them. A nice quiet place to spend a summer morning.

Thank Allen S
Reviewed 3 September 2017

The site of the modern hatchery is a small footprint compared to what it was like in its heyday, so most of the "tour" is self-guided by signs throughout the facility showing what the hatchery used to look like and demonstrating the life cycle of...More

Thank Elizabeth T
Reviewed 24 August 2017 via mobile

Feeding the fish was fun for the little ones. Not much else to do for them but it was a beautiful day and there was plenty of space for them to run around.

Thank sher
Reviewed 23 August 2017

The Allentown Fish Hatchery is a great venue for kids of all ages. I have been visiting there for years, as a kid, a young adult, as a father with small children and now as a grandfather. My wife and I go there for a...More

Thank Garry B
Reviewed 10 August 2017

This is always a great place to visit. Take the kids or grand kids and feed the fish or take your bike and ride the gravel trails. Or you could take your fly rod and fish the Little Lehigh. Visit the office and see the...More

Thank nrapatriot
Reviewed 7 August 2017

Recently brought my daughter for the 1st time while visiting Allentown. It was so much fun and the man selling in fish food (in the white building) was so friendly!

Thank Jenny T
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Sam H
4 August 2017|
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Response from Sam H | Reviewed this property |
Yeah I actually posted that wrong and correctly answered it with that ????
11 July 2016|
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Response from Cathy L | Reviewed this property |
I am sure you can buy bulk food at various stores locally to your area if the hatchery cannot. Also, look at koi pond websites, they have a multitude of options.
26 May 2016|
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Response from Beth V | Reviewed this property |
The hatchery is free, however if you want to feed the fish there is a cost for that :)