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Wolf Creek National Fish Hatchery

#2 of 4 things to do in Jamestown Features Animals
50 Kendall Rd, Jamestown, KY 42629-6502
+1 270-343-3797
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We drive here on nearly every visit to the lake. Very relaxing with friendly people and a great... read more

Reviewed 13 April 2017
Columbus, Ohio
Educational, good for kids too

I'd always wanted to see a fish hatchery and I got my chance here. Very friendly gentleman who... read more

Reviewed 31 March 2017
Templeton, California
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50 Kendall Rd, Jamestown, KY 42629-6502
+1 270-343-3797
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Reviewed 13 April 2017

We drive here on nearly every visit to the lake. Very relaxing with friendly people and a great view.

Thank rexsbear
Reviewed 31 March 2017

I'd always wanted to see a fish hatchery and I got my chance here. Very friendly gentleman who acquainted us with the facility and offered to show us the video they have. Walked through the visitor center where they had interesting fish and displays of...More

Thank mermaid82001
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

It was nice to visit Wolf Creek National Fish Hatchery! I really enjoyed to feed the fish. And small museum in there was pretty good, too! I want to recommend this place!!

Thank 주현 김
Reviewed 2 January 2017

Took the family, and LOVED this. View the indoor building to see the eggs and itty bitty fish. Take a tour outside, and see thousands and thousands of fish. My tip is to buy SEVERAL of the large bags of food in the gift shop...More

Thank ardydidit
Reviewed 12 December 2016

After seeing the positive reviews for the Hatchery on TripAdvisor before our visit to Lake Cumberland, we decided we would visit and we were definitely pleased. This is a great place to go for all ages. Our son enjoyed the exhibits and feeding the fish...More

Thank chilinobeans
Reviewed 17 November 2016

I took the kids to visit here - but after about 20 minutes they were bored, so we had to move on! But there is an inside exhibit as well.

Reviewed 17 October 2016

This is a federal facility. They take eggs from trout and other species of fish and fertilize the eggs and raise the fish in large indoor and outdoor tanks till the fish are ready to release into lakes , streams and rivers in the southeast...More

Thank Dennis L
Reviewed 15 October 2016

This is a great place to visit. Very interesting. The staff are very helpful. Kids would love it an.d so would adults

Thank ben5170
Reviewed 4 October 2016

We visited during fall break. Kids and the adults enjoyed it. The place is very good way for kids to learn and have fun at the same time.

Thank Patricia P
Reviewed 31 August 2016

Staff in the center were very friendly, interesting displays, live native fish aquariums, walk around the hatchery and trout races feeding the fish. You can buy a ziplock bag of fish feed in the center at the register. Cheap entertainment for kids and adults too....More

Thank lance c
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Liz J
is this place open monday 12/22 and how much does it cost
15 December 2014|
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Response from Janine A | Reviewed this property |
Wolf Creek National Fish Hatchery is open 7 days per week, 364 days per year, closing only on Christmas. November – December: 8:00 am – 4:00 pm CST daily. fws.gov/wolfcreek/VisitorCenter this is their website that will... More