Pequest Trout Hatchery and Natural Resource Education Center

605 Pequest Rd.
Oxford, NJ 07863- Map It
(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. “Raceways,” large concrete tanks, hold smaller fish until they are ready for release. A brochure detailing a short, self-guiding tour of the grounds is available. River fishing and hiking also can be enjoyed. Picnicking is permitted. Time: Allow 30 minutes minimum.
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.