Valley City National Fish Hatchery is n. on Fifth Ave. from Main St. to CR 19, then w. on CR 19, following signs to 11515 River Rd. The hatchery raises walleye, northern pike, large and smallmouth bass, perch, bluegill, crappie, pallid sturgeon and tiger muskie.
A visitor center has displays and an audiovisual presentation. The best time for fish viewing is April through June. Kids under 12 can fish from a stocked pond. Walking trails are on the grounds.