Capilano Salmon Hatchery, North Vancouver

(3.6/5 based on 220+ reviews on the web)
Nestled in the heart of the Capilano River Regional Park sits Capilano Salmon Hatchery, a farm that works to protect coho, chinook, and steelhead salmon stocks. Look through the glass-walled fish tanks and witness salmon leaping a meter high up the fish ladder during their upstream migration. The farm offers an educational insight into how the fish develop from eggs until they are fully grown and released into the river spring. The lush park surroundings offer a perfect environment for hiking or having a picnic. Visit the gift shop operated by the Pacific Salmon Foundation. Arrange to visit Capilano Salmon Hatchery and other attractions in North Vancouver using our North Vancouver vacation trip planner.
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  • My dad and I hiked to/from here from the Cleveland Dam (very good workout!) Being it was February there was not a lot going on as the fish were not running. Still a nice place with great views all aro...  more »
  • This hatchery is designed for the public with underwater windows allowing viewing of the salmon as they enter the hatchery itself.The trails and facility is natural and as scenic as you will find anyw...  more »
  • This is a great little place to go...its free, its very educational (if you know nothing of salmon and their life cycles) and it gives you great access to see the various elements that make up a worki...  more »