Wild Rose Fish Hatchery

The hatchery produces 27 percent of all trout and salmon stocked statewide, 64 percent of northern pike, 100 percent of lake sturgeon, and a significant share of spotted musky. Guided tours 10am & 1pm during open hours. To schedule Group Tours of 10 or more, call 2 weeks in advance. We invite you to enjoy a picnic on hatchery grounds, but please plan to take out what you bring in. No vehicles or visitors allowed in winter.

Hours of Operation

SUMMER HOURS: Wednesday-Sunday, 8am-3pm beginning Memorial Day weekend. Closed Mondays and Tuesdays, EXCEPT open on summer holidays including Memorial Day, 4th of July and Labor Day. Guided Tours begin at the Education Center at 10am and 1pm. Sept Hours: Thur-Saturday 8am-3pm; ½ Day Sun 11am-3pm. (Closed Mon- Wed). Oct Hours: Fri & Sat 8am-3pm & 1/2 Day Sun 11am-3pm. (Closed Mon-Thur). SPRING: April Hours: Fri-Sun; May Hours: Thur-Sun. Please call ahead, schedule is subject to change.

Tour Type

  • Agricultural