Trinity River Fish Hatchery


Operated by the California Department of Fish and Game, under agreement with the Bureau of Reclamation, Northern California Area Office, Redding, California, the Trinity River Fish Hatchery is situated immediately below Lewiston Lake on the Trinity River. Capable of hatching 40 million eggs, the hatchery compensates for the upstream salmon spawning areas rendered inaccessibly by the Lewiston and Trinity Dams. Facility is open to the public. The fish hatchery was constructed as part of the Shasta/Tinity Division of the Central Valley Project.


Located northeast of Weaverville on California Highway 3.





U.S. Forest Service P.O. Box 1190 Weaverville, CA 96093


Interpretive Programs Wildlife Viewing Fish Hatchery


BOR - Bureau of Reclamation

After a long, frigid day of shredding the slopes, there's nothing better then sitting back with a hot drink and rocking...
Price subject to change | Available through
Currently Viewing Trinity River Fish Hatchery
Featured Park
Zion National Park, a place home to the Narrows, Canyon Overlook, Emerald Pools, a petrified forest, a desert swamp, springs and waterfalls, hanging gardens, wildflowers, wildlife and more!
Featured Wildlife
The bighorn sheep is the mammalian symbol of Colorado Parks and Wildlife and Colorado's official animal. Colorado is home to the largest population of the species anywhere. The animals are five to six feet long with a tail three to six inches in length.
Currently Viewing Trinity River Fish Hatchery