Autumn Visits to Thornton Creek Hatchery

Thornton Creek is alive with wildlife this fall. Come by the hatchery to learn about the salmon restoration work being done and life cycle of the salmon in our local creek. 

Wildlife watch as eagles and ravens gather during the salmon run. Even keep an eye out for our local black bears. Interpretation is provided by staff and volunteers onsite.

The Hatchery is open to the public daily 10:00 am – 3:00 pm from Sept. – mid-Nov.

Rules – *Strictly Enforced* Please move directly from your vehicle into the fenced area – no loitering or photography in the parking area No Food, Drinks or Dogs The hatchery is on leased private land – No Trespassing after Hours. These rules safeguard you, the bears and the Thornton Creek Hatchery Society!

Admission is by donation – please support the Society’s efforts to keep this wonderful experience safe, educational, and accessible to the public!

October 2019

November 2019

December 2019

May 2020