Kootenay Trout Hatchery

4522 Fenwick Rd.
Fort Steele, BC V0B 1N0- Map It
(250) 429-3214

AAA Editor Notes

Kootenay Trout Hatchery is 8 km (5 mi.) n. on the e. side of the Kootenay River at 4522 Fenwick Rd. The facility raises 3 million trout annually. An aquarium contains fish species raised at the hatchery, including the rare white sturgeon. Displays explain fish raising. An outside moat holds large rainbow trout. Time: Allow 30 minutes minimum.
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Hours: Daily 8-4, May-Aug.; 8-3:30, rest of year. Guided tours are available daily 9:30-3:30, in summer; otherwise varies. Phone ahead to confirm schedule.