Pequest Trout Hatchery and Natural Resource Education Center

605 Pequest Rd.
Oxford, NJ 07863- Map It
Phone: (908) 637-4125

AAA Editor Notes

Pequest Trout Hatchery and Natural Resource Education Center is 3 mi. n.e. on Pequest Rd. More than 600,000 trout are raised for release into state waters. Visitors learn about egg collection, fertilization and hatching. &#8220;Raceways,&#8221; large concrete tanks, hold smaller fish until they are ready for release.</br>A brochure detailing a short, self-guiding tour of the grounds is available. River fishing and hiking also can be enjoyed.</br>Picnicking is permitted. </br>
Free.
Hours: Grounds daily dawn-dusk. Education Center daily 10-4, May-Oct.; Mon.-Fri. 9-4, rest of year. Closed state holidays. Phone ahead to confirm schedule. Allow 30 minutes minimum.