Approximately 11 km. east of Mission, British Columbia, Canada
Travel approximately 10 km east from Mission along the Lougheed Highway (Highway # 7) to Dewdney. Hatchery is 1 km off highway. Leave the highway at Hawkins Pickle Road just before Highway 7 crosses railway tracks. One half km along road, at dogleg, name changes to Bell Road. Follow hatchery signs.
The hatchery is open to the public every day (except Christmas Day) from 9 AM to 3 PM.
Tours are provided, with advance booking, to groups of seniors or students.
Coho, chinook, chum, steelhead
Coho Adults - November
Chinook Adults - November
Chum Adults - November
The pond on the west side of the hatchery is home to several large sturgeon. The largest fish on hand weighs about 80 kg and is over 50 years old. The hatchery assists Malaspina College staff with the study of sturgeon biology and supports the work of the Fraser River Sturgeon Conservation Society.
The hatchery is a host site for the annual Fraser Valley Bald Eagle Festival which takes place in late November or early December. Many displays are available during this event explaining salmon in particular and wildlife in general.
|Mail:||Inch Creek Hatchery
Box 61, Dewdney, B.C. V0M 1H0