Natchitoches National Fish Hatchery is at 615 South Dr. This facility raises fish for stocking in coastal and inland waters. A 16-tank aquarium displays different species of fish from the Southeast, including largemouth bass, channel and blue catfish, redear sunfish, bluegill, tilapia, alligator gar and stream fish. Also on display are alligators and alligator snapping turtles. In addition, the aquarium contains interpretive displays about the Caddo people, who formerly inhabited the land on which the fish hatchery sits.